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Adhesives Technology Handbook

Following the successful first, the second edition is a complete guide to all that is required to successfully bond materials. It is both a reference and a source for learning the basics for those involved in the entire product value chains. Basic principles of adhesion such as surface characterization, types of adhesive bonds, and adhesion failure topics are covered in addition to a description of common adhesive materials and application techniques

Materials scientists, mechanical engineers, plastics engineers, scientists, researchers and students involved or interested in adhesives and sealants.

Hardbound, 475 Pages

Published: August 2008

Imprint: William Andrew

ISBN: 978-0-8155-1533-3


  • 1. Introduction and Adhesion Theories 2. Basic Concepts of Surfaces and Interfaces 3. Material Surface Preparation Techniques 4. Classification of Adhesives and Compounds5. Characteristics of Adhesive Materials 6. Adhesives for Special Adherends 7. Joint Design 8. Adhesive Applications and Bonding Processes 9. Solvent Cementing of Plastics 10. Durability of Adhesive Bonds 11. Testing of Adhesive Bonds 12. Quality Control 13. Economic, Environmental, Safety Aspects and Future Trends


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