Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Bond Strength

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1483

(Adhesive)n (1) Adhesive bond between joined substrates, the force required to break the bond divided by the bond area (Pa) ( Tensile-Shear Strength. The term adherence is frequently used in place of bond strength  Adhesion and  Bond). (2) Of fiber-reinforced laminates, the strength of the bond between fiber and matrix. (3) The degree of attraction between adjacent atoms within a molecule, usually expressed in J/mol. (Skeist I (ed) (1990) Handbook of adhesives. Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York) See  Peel Adhesion.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA