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Title: Wood Adhesives Vital for Producing Most Wood Products

Source: Forest Products Journal, Volume 61, Number 1, pp. 4-12; 2011

Author(s)Frihart, Charles R.

Publication Year: 2011  View PDF »

Category: Journal Articles
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4707-2A

Abstract: Most adhesives will bond wood well according to laboratory strength tests at ambient temperature and humidity. However, commercial use of an adhesive requires using specific wood species to provide a strong bond; to resist creep, moisture, and temperature effects under conditions compatible with manufacturing operations; and to do so in an economical and environmentally acceptable manner. However, balancing all these factors can limit the number of acceptable wood adhesives for each bondingoperation.

Keywords: Adhesives, adhesion, glue, gluing, testing, composite materials, standards, forest products, utilization, research, wood strength, review article, durability, bonding, performance testing, bond strength, wood bonding, bondline, forest products research

Publication Review Process: Informally Refereed (Peer-Reviewed)

File size: 543 kb(s)

Date posted: 07/29/2011

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RITS Product ID: 39101
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Frihart, Charles R.
Research Chemist
  

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