Presents the state of the art in improving bond strength between different materials for many manufacturing processes. The text explores up-to-date, high-quality adhesion technologies for a wide variety of materials, explaining current capabilities of adhesion promotion for both students and seasoned researchers. It reviews the suitable chemistry or morphology for enhanced adhesion to metal, plastic and wood surfaces.
Table of Contents
"Theories and Mechanisms of Adhesion, J. Schultz and M. Nardin Harnessing Acid-Base Interactions to Improve Adhesion, Mohamed Mehdi Chehimi Molecular Mechanics-Dynamics Modeling and Adhesion, A. Pizzi Application of Atomic Force Microscopy in Fundamental Adhesion Studies, Robert A. Hayes and John Raltson Plasma Treatment of Polymers to Improve Adhesion, Michael R. Wertheimer, Ludvik Martinu, Jolanta E. Klemberg-Sapieha, and Gregory Czeremuszkin Flame Treatment of Polymers to Improve Adhesion, Derek McHardy Brewis and Isla Mathieson Corona Discharge Treatment of Polymers, Tohru Uehara Laser Surface Treatment to Improve Adhesion, Alisa Buchman and Hanna Dodiuk-Kenig Adhesion Enhancement of Metallic Films to Ceramic Substrates Using UV Lasers and Low-Energy Ions, A. J. Pedraza Surface Graft Copolymerization and Grafting of Polymers for Adhesion Improvement, E.T. Kang, Koon Gee Neoh, Kuang Lee Tan, and Der-Jang Liaw Microbial Treatment of Polymer Surfaces to Improve Adhesion, Elena V. Pisanova Silanes on Glass Fibers---Adhesion Promoters for Composite Applications, Leanne Britcher, Scott Kempson, and Janis Matisons "
"This excellent book, offered by noted adhesion expert and book editor Kash Mittal and Professor A. Pizzi, comprehensively covers adhesion promotion by plasma, flame, corona, laser, less energetic ion, chemical, silane, and microbe treatments. "
"The chapters are well written, clear and informative; they reflect the considerable expertise of the authors.... ...a useful monograph for anyone interested in adhesion. "