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Title: Adhesive Penetration of Wood and Its Effect on Bond Strength

Source: 39th Annual Meeting The Adhesion Society

Author(s)Frihart, Charles R.

Publication Year: 2016  View PDF »

Category: Conference Proceedings
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4707-1B

Abstract: Woodworkers know that wood is porous in that adhesive flows into lumens for a mechanical interlock (1) and that wood absorbs water, allowing the use of water-borne adhesives. However, the anatomical aspects of wood that lend to its porosity are much more complicated and have a greater influence on adhesive performance than is normallyrealized or discussed. This porosity can have both positive and negative effects on adhesive performance. A greater appreciation of how porosity relates to adhesive performance is important in designing new and improved adhesive formulations.

Keywords: wood porosity, adhesive, lumen, cell wall

Publication Review Process: Informally Refereed (Peer-Reviewed)

File size: 279 kb(s)

Date posted: 05/03/2016

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RITS Product ID: 79085
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Frihart, Charles R.
Research Chemist
  

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