Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Legs

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6864

The stringy effect that is apparent when cemented surfaces are separated shortly after the bond is made. Long legs or strings are indicative often of a weak bond, whereas short legs indicate a strong bond. (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