Why are Plastics Hard to Glue?
Plastics are popular in modern product designs because they are versatile, low-cost, and provide superior performance characteristics. The flexibility of compounds like acetals, polypropylenes, and polyethylenes makes them popular with designers, but joining these parts together in a plastic assembly requires special consideration.
How to Bond Plastics That are Hard to Glue
Modern plastics are hard to glue because the compounds often lack sufficient surface tension. Using glues in plastic assemblies frequently requires a primer or promoter to alter the molecular properties of the..