Fastening or Bonding?

June 2008
Assembly;Jun2008, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p28
The article focuses on the use of structural adhesives as alternatives to traditional joining methods in appliance assembly. Advantages of using acrylics, epoxies, urethanes and other adhesives include design flexibility, cost savings, structural integrity and lower weight. Acrylics are used by appliance manufacturers to bond stainless steel brackets used in electric and gas ranges. INSET: Joint Design Is Important.


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