I got a great tip from Captain’s post regarding the spritzer bottle with the screw on cap. Don’t know if that helps you but that’s what is in the commercial accelerants.Also any brand of CA accelerant I’m sure would work with any brand of CA glue I don’t see any reason to match the two if one if priced better or has a better applicator, or comes in more convenient sized packaging etc. How much CA are we going to waste along the way? Joined Aug 6, 2009 Messages 6,424 Location Australia - SA Adelaide Hills. If you search Amazon, there are several brands of this stuff but as jbay stated, most really only works well if you can get the UV light to the entire glue joint. I use it for clean up. I have experimented with about 8 different cans and have found Glen 20 to be the best.   You cannot paste images directly. More Buying Choices $20.74 (3 new offers) Satellite City QA-6 NCF Quick Aerosol Accelerator 6 oz. Rev. The soda will neutralize the acid in CA glue, which is there to slow the curing time. N,N-Dimethyl-p-toluidine I think the name of the stuff in CA accelerant. Toluidine (or something like that) seems to be a ingredient in several activators MSDSs but in small ratios so that might be the actual accelerant. View Single Post 04-05-2003, 08:09 PM #4 Tattoo. Menlo Park, CA 94025. i dont care about clean joints since its for inlay but i like the qtip idea since im usualy only doing small color inlays a few inches around so it will make my aceclerator last a long time thanks that is a head slaping idea (doh why didnt i think of that), i dont care about clean joints since its for inlay but i like the qtip idea since im usualy only doing small color inlays a few inches around so it will make my aceclerator last a long time thanks that is a head slaping idea (doh why didnt i think of that). ?it cured instantly without any other source of accelerant. I don’t mind paying $12 every four or five years. I have found that you can put a table spoon of baking soda in a cup of water and use it to spray and accelerated ca glue. Premium Super Glue Accelerator by Glue Masters 2 OZ Bottle with Detachable Spray Pump 100% with Hassle Free Full Refund Best Super Glue Activator on The Cyanoacrylate Market. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. ", Just guessing He tested 8 cans to fine the best spray tip/white spot free brand. Because the presence of moisture causes the glue to set, exposure to normal levels of humidity in the air causes a thin skin to start to form within seconds, which very greatly slows the reaction. It … CA accelerator spray works in seconds — literally — and so I wanted to see if any of the ideas presented could come close. Have even seen quarts of it sell for <$25. Just need spray bottle. Alternative to Henkel Loctite Ca Glue Cure Accelerator, Find Details about Substitute Henkel Loctite Ca Accelerator, Replace Henkel Loctite Ca Accelerator from Alternative to Henkel Loctite Ca Glue Cure Accelerator - Heng Ying Adhesive Co., Ltd Like the above two posters, it’s water that reacts with the active ingredient. Substitute Teacher. Perhaps simply wiping the opposite side to be bonded with a barely damp rag or just run a humidifier in the shop when using it would work? I ended up buying smaller bottles of glue. This dust filled joint will not accept dye/stain, so use the dust fill technique sparingly. Cheap little super glue activation hack to save lots of money.#SuperGlue #CAGlue #Activator Best sources are online hobby shops that sell to radio control airplane market (such as Aircarft Spruce & Specialty). CA cures due to moisture.   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Your previous content has been restored. His quote "I have experimented with about 8 different cans and have found Glen 20 to be the best." Just mix 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda into 1/4 cup of purified water. Eaglesc >"How much are we gonna save here by trying to find an acceptable substitute for accelerator? I just buy accelerator but I’m not using enough that I would save any significant amount by making my own. View Single Post 04-05-2003, 05:06 PM #1 N1EDM-RCU. Super Glue Accelerator, also known as CA glue "activator," is used to significantly speed up the drying time of cyanoacrylate super glues. does it turn white or stay clear? Join Date: May 2002. Display as a link instead, × +1 on water mist, its also why it works on damp wood . | Privacy Policy -- there is no educational alternative to having a front row seat in the School of Hard Knocks. Knowing how it works,and how cheap it is, I would not experiment with other methods of curing agents and stick withthe proven commercially designed CA specific accelerators. None of the things I tested came even close. CA accelerator can simply be replaced by water and baking soda! I think alcohols and bases increase cure rate (water is the curing agent and acids are the retarder) -- hence the references to baking soda and alcohol you see on the web. Thanks for the clarification. By ...I m no chemist, but I think Acetone is a form of alcohol ...- clin. Dec 10, 2011 #12 patmurris said: No, no, I'm good duck, my skills aren't anywhere near being able to do inlay, nor my patience... if you change your mind eizzle let me know and ill try and give you a few pointers. I’m no chemist, but I think Acetone is a form of alcohol and alcohols blend well with water and absorb water easily. Powered by Invision Community, bourbonnais......thats just south of chicago. § 415.20) Substituted service is similar to personal service, except the documents are served I agree about sticking with the commercial product, John. 4.9 out of 5 stars 39. You only need a tiny bit for most gluing operations, so a can lasts seemingly forever unless you’re super gluing every day. Because of this cyanoacrylate is applied thinly, to ensure that the reaction proceeds rapidly for bonding. Get it as soon as Wed, Jan 6. I use the Mitrebond accelerator in the pen form. You can buy small <1ml Disposable Plastic Pipettes and use them to place 1 drop where needed. http://www.toolking.com/fastcap-2p-10-soloact-activator-spray-for-2p-10-adhesive. I just spent some time in the shop playing around with some of these ideas. Dunno. Upload or insert images from URL. super glue & activator hack,ca& activator ,cyanoacrylate activator This process was usually used where we would have used epoxy, but we wanted fast progress, say with complex attachments or critical alignments. For the record, when I checked this morning, all of the samples were rock solid, so while the water, etc didn’t perform as well as the spray, they didn’t inhibit final curing. That yield only lasts maybe a minute though before the entire mass is hard. might work on pale whitish stones but nothing with color. the qtip would stick but an eye droper would use minimal accelerator right where I want it. When I was a professional display manufacturer, (see how I did that) lolI used UV glue to assemble my glass cases. Apply Cyanoacrylate Super Glue Accelerator – CA Glue Activator . works great does what I need with minimal cost no more wasted in a spray bottle just a single drop on my inlay. Accelerators are nothing more than this amine dispersed into solvent. Seems odd that many of the CA activators have acetone in them but I’ve also seen acetone recommended for removing super glue from surfaces. cessna you said it looks ugly did you ever mix it with water thats what the directions that i found say to do. 2864 posts in 3867 days #1 posted 02-20-2018 01:08 PM . Latest Blog Entries |   Pasted as rich text. 69 I did not trust it – thinking my planewould fall apart before I even got the fabric on the frame.I was VERY impressed with the strength of the joints and also the accelerator. The Dimethyl-p-toluidine posted earlier is fast drying alkaline aromatic amine compound. FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. home | projects | blog. I found that the 51 LED UV flashlight I got on Amazon that inspired my ongoing UV in the shop blog series really cures it fast, and you don’t have to be millimeters away for it to work. 30 replies so far. What has worked for many years is a spray of water from a mister. Solvent, but not accelerant. Given that Acetone will dissolve CA, it could be the acetone acts as a carrier to pull water molecules into the CA. with Activator (6.76 fl oz.) I call it the "Super Tight Ass Method". When I first started using the stuff in the 80's, I'd buy big bottles of CA, and pump spray bottles of accelerator, then store them in the same cabinet. Part of the reason why I discontinued the product was because I have found a good substitute for the accelerator (and plus the cost to freight it off interstate is exxy!).