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Microcapsule additive allows underwater glues to set in one minute

Each polyurea microcapsule contains a liquid catalyst and crosslinker

Although there are glues that can be applied to underwater objects, they typically require at least 24 hours to set – which can be tricky in chaotic marine environments. A new additive, however, reportedly allows underwater resin adhesives to set in just 60 seconds.

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