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PWL#074B - Resources on Adhesive Bonding, Advantages & Limitations, Design Considerations and more..
October 15, 2009

Bulletin No. 42

PWL#074B - Resources on Adhesive Bonding, Advantages & Limitations, Design Considerations, Typical Workpiece Materials, Types of Adhesive and Selection, Surface Preparation and Conditioning, Strength, Quality Control and more...

Mid October Bulletin

15 October 2009 - Resources on Adhesive Bonding - Bulletin 42


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Adhesive Bonding is a general term including different processes that offer useful and important alternatives to welding and mechanical fastening as joining methods when required.

In particular one should acquaint oneself with advantages and limitations to verify the suitability of Adhesive Bonding for prospected applications.

Some of these aspects were addressed in our page on Adhesive Bonding which considers also its applicability to joining of metals to composite materials or ceramics.

It is therefore quite important to be exposed to most of the available information on Adhesive Bonding to evaluate alternatives, advantages, limitations and costs.

Please find here our new Mid Month Bulletin that we offer with the purpose of providing useful online information easily accessible to our readers, either now or at some later date.

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Adhesive Bonding

Adhesive Bonding

Adhesive Bonding - Terms and Definitions (20 pages)

Factors Influencing the Strength of Adhesive Joints (13 pages)

Adhesive Joints - Design and Calculation (9 pages)

Surface Preparation and Application Procedures (12 pages)

Quality Assurance of Adhesive Joints (4 pages)

Adhesive Toolkit
[Note: follow the Links]

Adhesive Bonding - a Guide to Best Practice

Adhesive Bonding to Aluminium and its Alloys -
an Overview of Pre-Treatments
[Note: Follow the Links]

Adhesive Bonding

Fundamentals of Adhesive Bonding

Adhesive Bonding (2 pages)

Adhesive Bonding
[Note: To dig deeper into this Site open the pages and follow the links]

  • Adhesives & Sealants
  • Industry Standards
  • Structural Design
  • Library
  • Health & Safety
  • Training & Education

Adhesive Bonding Professional Training Course

Adhesive Bonding of Sulfone Polymers

Conformal Coating and Staking (Bonding) - Adhesive Bonding/Staking

Effects of Surface Preparation on the Long-Term Durability of
Adhesively Bonded Composite Joints
(91 pages)

Adhesive Bonding of Wood [1975] (129 pages)

Adhesive Bonding of Wood Materials (25 pages)

Interfacial Adhesion (16 pages)

Quality Control and the Adhesive Bonding Process

The Adhesive Bonding of Medical Devices

AB01–Adhesive Bonding (8 pages)

Preparation of Surfaces for Adhesive Bonding

Tougher and Stronger Glue


Fastener/adhesive faceoff

Hot Designs Need a Stronger Bond (2 pages)

Structural Adhesives for High Speed Assembly (2 pages)

The Seven Deadly Sins of Adhesive Bonding

Panel Replacement - New Technologies Challenge Old Habits

Assembly Considerations

ASTM D2651-01(2008)
Standard Guide for Preparation of Metal Surfaces for Adhesive Bonding
ASTM International / 01-Apr-2008 / 6 pages
Click to Order

You may also wish to see the following Commercial Sources:
[Disclaimer: not advertised nor endorsed. Provided just for information]

SpecialChem4Adhesives Weekly Industry Letter.

Industrial Adhesives

Micro Adhesive Bonding in Products and Service

Product Selector Guides

Adhesive Bonding: Materials, Applications and Technology
Google Books.

Fraunhofer-IFAM: Centre of Adhesive Bonding Technology

Bostik: Advantages of Adhesive Bonding

ALCOA: Adhesive bonding process for aluminum alloy bodies
including hypophosphorous acid anodizing



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