Re: Questions about the DH Comet

Date:         06 Oct 97 02:14:20 
From: (Gerard Foley)
Organization: The Greater Columbus FreeNet
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Karl Swartz (kls@ohare.Chicago.COM) wrote:
: I've heard that Lockheed developed alpha cyanoacrylate (ACC) adhesives,
: more commonly known as Krazy Glue, for the project.  I find that a bit
: surprising since the version you can buy at the grocery store tends to
: cure into a hard and britle form, but perhaps in higher quality form
: or with different curing (the book referenced above mentions using an
: autoclave) it behaves differently.

  The strength of adhesive joints is much affected by the thickness of the
adhesive and the composition and surface condition of the metals being