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Future model railroad adhesive in there?

Posted: Tue May 24, 2016 2:05 pm
by Willow Creek Traction
Future model railroad adhesive in there somewhere?
"The glue’s secret ingredients are tiny balls of sugar-coated proteins. These nanoparticles are highly uniform, allowing them to spread out and work their way into nooks and crannies of surfaces. Once the adhesive’s water evaporates, the nanoballs concentrate, and with the help of other materials, including calcium and pectin, the glue hardens. The research team thinks mimicking the approach could yield some new high-strength adhesives—"

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/05/ ... gest-glues

Re: Future model railroad adhesive in there?

Posted: Tue May 24, 2016 2:09 pm
by Wenhaston
This could be very interesting...

I wonder how long it will take to develop and if it will be economical for our application?

Ken