Accession Number : AD0266204

Title :   ON THE EFFICIENCY OF ADHESIVE JOINTS

Corporate Author : VERMONT UNIV BURLINGTON

Personal Author(s) : OUTWATER,JOHN O. ; KELLOGG,DAVID H.

Report Date : 15 OCT 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : HE JOINT CONSIDERED IN THIS SERIES OF EXPERIMENTS WAS A LAP JOINT IN ALUMINUM WITH AN OVERLAP OF 1/2 INC . HE ADH SIVE USED WAS Epon 826. There is a sh rp peak in the strength value of Epon 8 6 lap oints w en the adhesive thick ess is 0.006 in. This op imum ca be readily obt ine by using a lig t sprinkli g of glass be s of the same di et r o th we adh sive before applying pressure to the joints. The beads ill act as spacers a d their effect in reducing the area or as stress raisers appears secondary. (Author)

Descriptors :   *ADHESIVES, *BONDED JOINTS, *METAL JOINTS, ALUMINUM, FAILURE (MECHANICS), JOINTS, PLASTIC SEALS, SHEAR STRESSES, STRESSES, TEST METHODS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE