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[* black] Huzzah! The M1 iMac still uses the classic iMac adhesive—it's not quite the goopy iPad nightmare that we feared.
[* icon_note] We don't love glued-together desktops—but if you ''insist'', then this sort of split-friendly foam adhesive has been our go-to recommendation since we first encountered it in the [guide|11936|2012 iMac|new_window=trueiMac]. It carves open easily with our [product|IF145-219-4|handy-dandy cutting wheel].
[* icon_note] We don't love glued-together desktops—but if you ''insist'', then this sort of split-friendly foam adhesive has been our go-to recommendation since we first encountered it in the [guide|11936|2012 iMac|new_window=trueiMac]. It carves open easily with our [product|IF145-219-4|handy-dandy cutting wheel].
[* black] It's not all familiar though. The surprisingly shallow cutting action is disconcertingly bumpy—fortunately, our pizza cutter is just rolling over a series of protective plastic screw posts, nothing delicate.
[* black] [guide|136237|Unlike on past iMacs|stepid=271088], it has a single piece of glass no metal chin to block access to internals. Good slack in the cables and no booby traps!
[* icon_note] We can't wait to take a look at those radiator-looking bits—could they be speaker chambers?