Re: [gundam] Super Glue, and Medical Technology


Gus Jae (gusjae@channel1.com)
Mon, 1 Mar 1999 00:27:31 -0500


-----Original Message-----
From: Chaos025@aol.com <Chaos025@aol.com>
To: gundam@aeug.org <gundam@aeug.org>
Date: Sunday, February 21, 1999 4:20 PM
Subject: Re: [gundam] Super Glue, and Medical Technology

>In a message dated 2/21/99 5:55:18 AM Mountain Standard Time,
>gbc76@dial.pipex.com writes:
>
><< Or just stick 'em in hot soapy water...
>
> Seriously I've not stuck my fingers together yet - sliced 'em to heck
making
> vinyl kits, got Superglue on them as well but not stuck 'em to anything.
>
> Of course, you know why Superglue's so good at sticking skin, don't you?
> Because apparently that's what it was developed for - as an alternative to
> stitches - temporary of course...
> >>
>
>I've glued my fingers together more times than I can remember, and have
never
>needed to resort to cutting or soaking the unstick them. Natural body
>perspiration will unstick any adhesive that comes into contact with your
skin.
>My brother tends to cut up his fingers a lot when converting models or
metal
>miniatures, and he just super glues the wound shut and keeps going. Its no
big
>deal. And yes, super glue was developed during Vietnam as a sterile
>replacement for sutures, but because the bond brakes down through sweating,
it
>was never truly successful. And yes, this has nothing to do with Gundam,
other
>than modeling and current medical technology.
>
>SJ
>

>> And here I though that super glue was used by Dr. Ray to put the RX-78 2
together...
Oh well, if you say that it has nothing to do with Gundam... :P
Gus Jae
gusjae@channel1.com

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