Adhesive concerns surface in all types of situations, and in these situations where the application of adhesives are needed, there are many possibilities for failure.
Adhesive failure can be defined as no adhesion upon cure, reduced adhesive strength or loss of adhesion over time. Finding the cause of a failure can sometimes become difficult, especially when a failure has started after a long period of success. To help prevent the possibility of adhesive failure, Glue Machinery Corporation created a slideshow on the top 4 common adhesive problems you should know. You can view the slideshow below.
Pierce Covert is President of Glue Machinery Corporation, a company that specializes in international distribution of industrial-grade hot melt and cold glue equipment.