Handbook of Adhesives and Sealants

Hardcover | January 2, 2007

byEdward Petrie

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The Handbook of Adhesives and Sealants, 2nd Edition is primarily written to assist all those who have a permanent or temporary interest in adhesives and sealants. For those new to the field, the Handbook will provide a fundamental knowledge base of materials and processes as well as reasons why they work and (more importantly) why they don’t work. To the more experienced reader, the breadth and thoroughness of the Handbook will provide a way to reduce time spent on trial and error development or on searching for the optimal recommended process. For the academic, the Handbook will connect the important theories regarding surface science, polymeric materials, and mechanics with practical products and applications of commercial significance.This edition includes major new sections on radiation curable adhesive, biological and naturally occurring adhesives, inorganic adhesives, role of bulk properties of the adhesive, non-destructive testing, and industrial application methods. A completely new chapter is devoted to adhesives used in various industries such as automobile, electrical / electronic, construction, packaging, aerospace, household do-it-yourself, and medical.

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The Handbook of Adhesives and Sealants, 2nd Edition is primarily written to assist all those who have a permanent or temporary interest in adhesives and sealants. For those new to the field, the Handbook will provide a fundamental knowledge base of materials and processes as well as reasons why they work and (more importantly) why they...

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The Most Complete Guide to Adhesives and Sealants -- Now Expanded and Updated with the Latest Technical Advances and ProductsThe updated Second Edition of Handbook of Adhesives and Sealants brings together the latest information on the use of adhesives and sealants for bonding or sealing.This focused yet comprehensive resource explores...

Edward M. Petrie is an independent consultant specializing in all areas of adhesion and adhesives. He is also a technical advisor to SpecialChem, a Web site where he provides articles devoted to adhesives and sealants and conducts webnars with attendees from around the world. Mr. Petrie formerly served as a technical consultant to both...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:9.1 × 6.2 × 1.79 inPublished:January 2, 2007Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071479163

ISBN - 13:9780071479165

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Table of Contents

Preface

Preface to the First Edition

Part I: Introduction to Adhesives and Sealants

Chapter 1: Overview of Adhesives and Sealants

Chapter 2: Theories of Adhesion

Chapter 3: Universal Factors Contributing to Success or Failure

Chapter 4: Bulk Properties of the Adhesive and the Interphase

Chapter 5: Stress and Joint Design

Chapter 6: Test Methods for Consistency and Working Properties

Chapter 7: Tests on Adhesive Joints

Chapter 8: Quality Control, Nondestructive Testing, and Failure Analysis

Chapter 9: Surfaces and Surface Preparation

Chapter 10: Primers and Adhesion Promoters

Chapter 11: Classification Methods

Part II: Adhesive Systems

Chapter 12: Adhesive Formulation

Chapter 13: Epoxy, Polyurethane, Acrylic, and Cyanoacrylate Adhesives

Chapter 14: Other Thermosetting Adhesives

Chapter 15: Thermoplastic Adhesives

Chapter 16: Naturally Occurring Adhesives

Chapter 17: Selection of Adhesives

Part III: Sealant Systems

Chapter 18: Sealant Formulation

Chapter 19: Sealant Families

Chapter 20: Selecting and Using Sealants

Part IV: Methods of Setting

Chapter 21: Reactive Systems

Chapter 22: Systems Based on Solvent or Water Loss

Chapter 23: Systems Based on Hardening from the Melt

Chapter 24: Methods of Joining Plastics Other than with Adhesives

Part V: Environment, Production, Applications

Chapter 25: Effects of the Environment

Chapter 26: Production Processes and Equipment

Chapter 27: Health, Safety, and Environmental Issues

Chapter 28: Bonding and Sealing Specific Substrates

Chapter 29: Major Trends in Technology and Markets

Appendix A: Glossary

Appendix B: Other Sources of Information

Appendix C: Specification and Standards

Appendix D: Surface Preparation Methods for Common Substrate Materials

Appendix E: Suppliers to the Adhesive and Sealant Industry

Conversion Factors

Index