Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Wet Strength

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_12805

The strength of an adhesive joint determined immediately after removal from a liquid (usually water) in which it has been immersed under specified conditions of time, temperature and pressure. See  Strength, Wet. (Handbook of Adhesives, Skeist, I., ed., Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1990)

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA