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Bonding Plastics

  • Richard T. Thompson

Abstract

Modern products exploit many of the inherent design and manufacturing advantages of plastics. Although designing with molded plastic often allows a reduction in the number of parts needed, usually some assembly operations remain. Sometimes the product is too complex to mold in one piece, or it may require properties available only in metal, ceramic, elastomers, or other materials.

Keywords

Solubility Parameter Adhesive Bond Critical Wetting Mechanical Interlock Polyphenylene Sulfide 
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Copyright information

© Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, NY 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard T. Thompson
    • 1
  1. 1.Loctite CorporationNewingtonUSA

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