Accession Number : AD0678544

Title :   A STUDY OF ADHESIVE JOINT FAILURES BY EVAPORATIVE RATE ANALYSIS.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : PICATINNY ARSENAL DOVER N J FELTMAN RESEARCH LABS

Personal Author(s) : Wegman,Raymond F.

Report Date : OCT 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : Evaporative rate analyses using Carbon-14-tagged radioactive chemicals are used to identify the location of fracture in ruptured adhesive-bonded joints. Evidence is shown for both adhesive failure and adherend failure (surface layer failure). (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BONDED JOINTS, SURFACE PROPERTIES), (*ADHESIVES, FAILURE(MECHANICS)), ALUMINUM ALLOYS, POLYESTER PLASTICS, EPOXY RESINS, RUBBER ADHESIVES, SYNTHETIC RUBBER, SILICON, PLASTICS, LOADS(FORCES), TRACER STUDIES, EVAPORATION, RADIOACTIVE ISOTOPES, NUCLEAR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS, STRESSES

Subject Categories : Adhesives, Seals and Binders
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE