By Edward M. Petrie
Unmodified, epoxy resins reason definite difficulties for either the adhesive formulator and end-user. they can be inflexible and brittle; for this reason, influence resistance and peel power are bad. for many years, Chemist were vigorously operating to reduce those significant shortcomings. according to a favored direction subsidized by way of the Society of Plastics Engineers and written through an expert within the box, this finished textual content offers quite a few easy methods to accomplish what in past times has been a powerful job. starting with epoxy chemistry, relocating directly to fillers, filler remedies, and surfactants, and finishing with present and destiny improvement in formulating Epoxy Adhesives, this rigorous textual content addressed the matter of bettering flexibility, longevity and power through including chemical teams to the epoxy constitution both through the bottom resin or the curing agent or via including separate flexibilizing resins to the formula to create an epoxy-hybrid adhesive.