Adhesion of Polymers

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McGraw Hill Professional, Dec 26, 2001 - Technology & Engineering - 397 pages
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Current applications for bonding and sealing are expensive and time-consuming. Adhesion of Polymers presents a state-of-the-art method for improving bonds and sealing strength between different materials underwater and in the human body. This time- and cost-efficient technology will allow engineers to create or repair stronger seals in underwater pipes, repair ships at sea, even bond and seal tissues in the body.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 The Process of AdhesiveBonded Joint Formation
1
Chapter 2 Adhesive Properties Control by SurfaceActive Substances
22
Chapter 3 Properties of Adhesives Based on Polymeric Mixtures
98
Chapter 4 Internal Stresses in AdhesiveBonded Joints and Ways of Decreasing Them
227
Chapter 5 Cementing and Operation of AdhesiveBonded Joints in Liquid Media
263
Chapter 6 Adhesion and Molecular Mobility of Filled Polymers
278
Chapter 7 Criteria of Adhesive Joint Strength
298
Chapter 8 Control of Polymer Properties for Impregnation of Porous Materials
331
Chapter 9 Practical Applications of Polymer Adhesion Studies
342
References
377
Index
389
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ROMAN A. VESELOVSKY, D.Sc. is a polymers expert at the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry of the National Academy of Sciences of the Ukraine, Academician of the Ukrainian Technological Academy, and a member of the International Scientific Board "Swissbonding," based in Switzerland. He has published 6 books and 220 journal articles and holds 120 patents, all related to materials science.

VLADIMIR KESTELMAN, D.Sc., is an internationally respected expert on the mechanics and technology of composite materials and is president of KVN International, a worldwide consulting firm. An Academician of the Ukrainian Technological Academy, he is a former professor at Moscow Aviation Institute and the author of ELECTROPHYSICAL PHENOMENA IN THE TRIBOLOGY OF POLYMERS, ELECTRETS IN ENGINEERING: FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS, and other books. He has published 26 books and 520 journal articles and holds 75 patents.

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