Topic : glue

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cyanoacrylate

May 14, 2013  | Encyclopedia

An adhesive or coating that hardens quickly in the presence of moisture (the curing agent) and may be hardened faster by using a catalyst or accelerator.

Keywords: adhesives   chemicals   DeEnterprises   glue  

liquid resins

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Organic polymer liquids that, when converted into their final state for use, become a resin; refers to uncross-linked polymers.

Keywords: adhesives   chemicals   glue  

glue

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Through general usage, this term has come to describe all adhesives, including cyanoacrylates; true glues are protein-based adhesives obtained from the hides, tendons, cartilage, bones, etc. of animals.

Keywords: adhesives   chemicals   glue  

adhesive

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A chemical substance capable of holding together two surfaces; the most common adhesive in the nail industry is cyanoacrylate (also called “glue”).

Keywords: adhesives   chemicals   glue  

Secret Ingredient: Resin/Glue

August 18, 2011  | Article

Resin in the nail industry refers to a cyanoacrylate glue used for adhering tips to natural nails, for gluing silk and fiberglass wraps, and for acrylic dipping systems. So what exactly is in it? Where did it come from? And how are techs using it today?

Keywords: glue   resin   Secret Ingredient  

Smudges and Chips Can Wait

July 25, 2011  | News

No time for an emergency salon nail fix? Try these.

Keywords: CND   Deborah Lippmann   glue   Kiss Products   Orly  

A Tip by Any Other Name

February 1, 2010  | Article

Though many technicians prefer to sculpt, a pre-made nail tip that can be adhered to the natural nail can give newbie nail techs a nice runway to learn the delicate craft of gel and acrylic sculpting, while providing great-looking results.

Keywords: adhesives   filing techniques   glue   learning new techniques   Nail Tips  

Take a Tip from ... Art Club’s Mare Horak

January 1, 2010  | Article

National educator for Art Club and Color Club, Mare Horak explains how she keeps embellishments on natural nail clients.

Keywords: Color Club   embellishments   glue   manufacturers educators   natural nail care  

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