Surface Treatment of Materials for Adhesive Bonding, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0323265049
  • ISBN-13: 9780323265041
  • DDC: 668.3
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 360 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Aimed at engineers and materials scientists, this book is a unique source of surface preparation principles and techniques for plastics, thermosets, elastomers, ceramics and metals bonding. With emphasis on the practical, it draws together technical principles of surface science and surface treatments technologies to enable practitioners to improve existing surface preparation processes to improve adhesion and, as a result, enhance product life. This book describes surface preparations and operations that must be applied to achieve acceptable adhesive bonding. It is an exhaustive overview, including more detailed explanation where necessary. The book provides a necessary grounding in the science and practice of adhesion, without which adequate surface preparation is impossible. Surface characterization techniques are included, as is an up-to-date assessment of existing surface treatment technologies such as atmospheric plasma, degreasing, grit blasting, laser ablation and more. Fundamental material considerations are prioritized over specific applications, making this book relevant to all industries using adhesives, such as medical, automotive, aerospace, packaging and electronics. This second edition is a detailed update, with all major developments in the field included and three chapters added to cover ceramic surface treatment, plasma treatment of non-metallic materials, and the effect of additives on surface properties of plastics.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Preface to First Edition.
1: Background and Theory.
2: Introduction to Surface Preparation.
3: Surface Tension and Its Measurement.
4: Surface Energy of Solids and Its Measurement.
5: Surface and Material Characterization Techniques.
6: Theories of Adhesion.
7: Surface Treatment Methods and Techniques.
8: Material Surface Preparation Techniques.
9: Surface Preparation of Metals.
10: Surface Preparation of Thermoplastics, Thermosets, and Elastomers.
11: Plasma Treatment of Polymeric Materials.
12: Effects of Additives on Surface Treatment of Plastics.
13: Surface Treatment and Bonding of Ceramics.
14: Adhesion Promoters.