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Will a Thermoset Bond with a Thermoplastic?

Will a Thermoset Bond with a Thermoplastic?

Will a Thermoset Bond with a Thermoplastic?

Is it possible to mold a thermoset to a thermoplastic with actual bonding occurring? This would be in a situation where mechanical interlocking was woefully neglected.

RE: Will a Thermoset Bond with a Thermoplastic?

You could cure a thermoset like epoxy onto many types of thermoplastic and get good adhesion. You could melt a thermoplastic onto a thermoset but I would not expect good adhesion in that case due to lack of chemical bonding and proper wetting.

Chris DeArmitt PhD
President - Phantom Plastics LLC

Trusted adviser to leading companies around the world

RE: Will a Thermoset Bond with a Thermoplastic?

Curing would be the way to go - I definitely need optimum adhesion. Thanks for your advice!

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