Access to Bulletin expert articles is reserved for members only.
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.
Please see how SATRA Membership could benefit you, or log in if you’re already a member.