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Maximizing Quality and Cost Benefits with Structural Adhesive Testing

Choose a method for testing structural adhesives that maximizes benefits.

Testing of structural adhesives is too often an assumed and prescribed process rather than a strategy to ensure quality and cost efficiencies.


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Improved Rheological Quality Control Tests for Today's Adhesives and Sealants

A range of rheological equipment is available with a variety of spindle geometries to properly perform quality control analyses of various adhesives and sealants.

Formulators are constantly updating their adhesive and sealant formulations; consequently, manufacturers of the equipment used to measure the adhesives’ and sealants’ flow behavior properties must keep current with these new formulations.


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Ask Dr. Dave: What is the best way to judge the effectiveness of an adhesive bond?

Dave Dunn's June 2014 column.
It is a common misperception that the material should always break before the adhesive bond.
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Common Problems with Common Tests

Understanding manufacturer instructions and test standards can help prevent problems when testing to industry standards.

Testing to industry standards provides repeatable methods for comparison and quality assurance purposes.


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Independent Testing

A well-designed testing program will repay your investment with additional margin points and reduced material claims.
 


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Rheology Solutions for Adhesives Testing

When testing adhesive materials, dual capability is vital to the range of necessary rheological tests.
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Practical Adhesion Testing

A wide range of adhesive properties can be measured by applying tensile or compression forces in a controlled manner.
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ExxonMobil Tackifier Expansion

Dwight Tozer, vice president of ExxonMobil’s Adhesion Industry business, discusses the company’s latest tackifier expansion project with Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.

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