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  1. Werner Haller1,
  2. Hermann Onusseit2,
  3. Gerhard Gierenz3,
  4. Werner Gruber4,
  5. Richard D. Rich5,
  6. Günter Henke1,
  7. Lothar Thiele6,
  8. Horst Hoffmann7,
  9. Dieter Dausmann8,
  10. Riza-Nur Özelli1,
  11. Udo Windhövel9,
  12. Hans-Peter Sattler10,
  13. Wolfgang Dierichs1,
  14. Günter Tauber1,
  15. Michael Hirthammer11,
  16. Christoph Matz12,
  17. Matthew Holloway13,
  18. David Melody14,
  19. Ernst-Ulrich Rust15,
  20. Ansgar van Halteren16,
  21. Stefan Picker1

Published Online: 15 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.a01_221.pub2

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Haller, W., Onusseit, H., Gierenz, G., Gruber, W., Rich, R. D., Henke, G., Thiele, L., Hoffmann, H., Dausmann, D., Özelli, R.-N., Windhövel, U., Sattler, H.-P., Dierichs, W., Tauber, G., Hirthammer, M., Matz, C., Holloway, M., Melody, D., Rust, E.-U., van Halteren, A. and Picker, S. 2009. Adhesives. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Henkel KGaA, Düsseldorf, Federal Republic of Germany

  2. 2

    Haan, Federal Republic of Germany

  3. 3

    Solingen, Federal Republic of Germany

  4. 4

    Korschenbroich, Federal Republic of Germany

  5. 5

    Loctite Corporation, Rocky Hill, CT, United States

  6. 6

    Langenfeld, Federal Republic of Germany

  7. 7

    Dorus Klebetechnik GmbH & Co. KG, Bopfingen, Federal Republic of Germany

  8. 8

    Münchweiler, Federal Republic of Germany

  9. 9

    Monheim, Federal Republic of Germany

  10. 10

    Kamen, Federal Republic of Germany

  11. 11

    Henkel Teroson, Heidelberg, Federal Republic of Germany

  12. 12

    Lufthansa Technik AG, Hamburg, Federal Republic of Germany

  13. 13

    Loctite RD & E, Dublin, Ireland

  14. 14

    Dublin, Ireland

  15. 15

    Bergisch Gladbach, Federal Republic of Germany

  16. 16

    Industrieverband Klebstoffe e.V., Düsseldorf, Federal Republic of Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2009

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The article contains sections titled:

2.Adhesion Theories
4.Raw Materials for Adhesives
5.Classification of Adhesives
6.Individual Adhesive Systems
6.1.Adhesives That Set Without a Chemical Reaction
6.1.1.Solvent-Free Adhesive Systems
6.1.2.Adhesive Solutions from Which the Solvents Escape before Bonding
6.1.3.Adhesive Solutions from Which the Solvents Evaporate during Bonding
6.1.4.Aqueous Emulsions of Polymeric Compounds
6.2.Adhesives Setting by Chemical Reaction
6.2.1.Adhesives Setting by Polymerization
6.2.2.Adhesives Setting by Polyaddition
6.2.3.Adhesives Setting by Polycondensation
6.2.4.Vulcanizing Adhesives
6.2.5.Ultraviolet/Electron Beam (UV/EB) Curing Adhesives
6.2.6.Conductive Adhesives
7.Bonding Techniques
8.Testing of Adhesives
9.Applications of Adhesives
9.2.Adhesives for Packaging and Packaging Materials
9.3.Nonwovens Hygiene Industry
9.4.Hygienic Papers
9.5.Gluing of Wood and Wooden Materials
9.6.Footwear Adhesives
9.7.Bonding of Plastics
9.8.Bonding of Elastomers
9.8.1.Adhesion of Rubber
9.8.2.Bonding of Rubber
9.9.Bonding of Metals
9.10.Adhesives for Wallcoverings
9.11.Floorcovering Adhesives
9.12.Building Construction Adhesives
9.13.Adhesives for Bonding Textile Fabrics
9.14.Flocking Adhesives
9.15.Adhesives for Bonding Glass
9.16.Adhesives in Automobile Manufacture
9.17.Adhesives in Aircraft Construction
9.18.Adhesives and Sealants in Electronics
9.19.Medical Adhesives
9.20.Household Adhesives and Do-It-Yourself Products
9.20.1.Household Adhesives
9.20.2.Do-It-Yourself Products
9.21.Applications of Anaerobic Adhesives
10.Economic Aspects