The Use of the Short Beam Shear Test Method on Metal-to-Metal Adhesive Bonds. Part I. 7075-T6 Aluminum.
Final rept. May 79-Jul 80,
AIR FORCE WRIGHT AERONAUTICAL LABS WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH
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Most literature studies show that failure of an adhesive joint occurs, in general, in the region of the adhesive-oxide interface. The three major mechanical tests used today usually provide information on only the bulk adhesive. This paper presents the use of the short beam shear test as a means of loading the adhesive-oxide interface with as much shear force as possible in order to determine any subtle changes that may occur in this area during environmental testing. Author
- Adhesives, Seals and Binders
- Metallurgy and Metallography