Provides significant insight into the latest developments on bonding composites to themselves and other polymeric and inorganic surfaces. This information, published for the first time in this format, will give you an international perspective on composites used in the aerospace, automotive, and recreational marine industries, among others. Topics include:
Chemical, Physical and Mechanical Surface Preparations
Effective Surface Preparation on Adhesives and Adhesive Durability
Chemical and Physical Surface Characterization
Bond Performance Under Environmental and Physical Stress
Analysis of Bond Failures
Use in the Manufacturing Environment
Repair of Thermoplastic Resin Composites by Fusion Bonding
Hoa S., Street K., Xiao X.
Fractographic Analysis of Surface Preparations on Graphite/Epoxy Composites Used in Adhesive Bonding
Behme A., Kuhbander R., Pinnell W.
Joint Design : Finite Element Aided Design of Adhesive Joints
Aivazzadeh S., Esteves J., Marques A.
Paper ID: STP1227-EB