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Industrial adhesive tapes, sealants, and other chemicals create bonds between surfaces, mating compatible materials together. An adhesive typically has an active ingredient or base that determines its performance, what material types it can be used on, and how it is applied (including if primers are needed). Hot melt adhesives require a heated glue gun to liquefy the material for application. While these bonds are typically not as strong as other types, they can dry quickly and are well suited for light-duty adhering applications. Epoxy, urethane, silicone, acrylic, and methacrylate adhesives often provide strength that makes them suitable substitutes for fasteners like screws and rods. Some of these may contain additives that make them conductive or UV-curable adhesives. Cyanoacrylate adhesives, which are also known as super or instant glues, provide quick drying times and may have a range of strengths depending on the formula. Water-based adhesives are suitable for use when at least one of the bonded materials is permeable. Adhesive tape products typically come in rolls and are measured in length and width. Adhesive caulk is often dispensed with a gun, which will determine its bead size. Expansion size will also depend on the formula type. Products such as adhesive dots and markers do not require separate dispensers or applicators, as they come ready to apply.