Adhesives and Adhesion Technologies: A Critical Review
American Journal of Polymer Science and Technology
Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2018, Pages: 36-41
Received: Jul. 29, 2018; Accepted: Aug. 30, 2018; Published: Sep. 17, 2018
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Srijita Bharti, Department of Chemistry, Cambridge Institute of Polytechnic, Ranchi, India
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The article critically reviews about adhesives and their various adhesion phenomenons along with their categorization and functions. Benefit and drawbacks of adhesives joining was explained. Requirements for excellent bonding which includes, appropriate selection of adhesive, superior design for joining, surface cleansing, wetting were defined. The review clearly indicates the various theories involved in adhesion are namely mechanical interlocking, electrostatic, diffusion, wetting, chemical bonding, and weak boundary layer. Bond failure modes and their mechanism were elaborated briefly.
Adhesive, Adhesion Theories, Chemical Bonding, Mechanical Interlocking, Damage Modelling.
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Srijita Bharti, Adhesives and Adhesion Technologies: A Critical Review, American Journal of Polymer Science and Technology. Vol. 4, No. 1, 2018, pp. 36-41. doi: 10.11648/j.ajpst.20180401.13
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