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Understanding adhesion – part 3: bond strength

Examining common failures seen in footwear production.

Poor performance of a bond is not that a test joint can be separated, but that the adhesive proved to be the weakest link. A bond can only ever be as strong as the original adherend materials. This article explores joint failures and their likely causes – the understanding of which will lead to greater longevity of bonds.



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