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== Types of Adhesives ==
 
== Types of Adhesives ==
  
= Thermoplastics =
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'''Thermoplastics'''
  
 
These adhesives are generally applied and spread above their melting point after-which they set as they cool down.
 
These adhesives are generally applied and spread above their melting point after-which they set as they cool down.

Revision as of 18:59, 21 September 2009

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Original Entry: Ian Burgess, Fall 2009


Definition

An adhesive is a material that is used to bind two surfaces together. Most adhesives are initially in a flowable state (i.e. can be spread) and then turn into a solid state after time/drying/curing etc.


Types of Adhesives

Thermoplastics

These adhesives are generally applied and spread above their melting point after-which they set as they cool down.