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Glue VS Adhesive

Glue VS Adhesive

Glue VS Adhesive


I would like to know if there is difference between glue and adhesive? Is it adhesive has two parts but glue?

Does the material behavior vary from glue to paste adhesive, film adhesive and tape? Thank you!

RE: Glue VS Adhesive

Just spelling and number of syllables. In common speech glue is more common. In professional literature adhesive is more common.

RE: Glue VS Adhesive

An old-dog of an engineer once told me the difference between 'glues' and 'adhesives'... as closely as I can remember it...

"NEVER bet Your life on a glued joint."

Regards, Wil Taylor

o Trust - But Verify!
o We believe to be true what we prefer to be true. [Unknown]
o For those who believe, no proof is required; for those who cannot believe, no proof is possible. [variation,Stuart Chase]
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RE: Glue VS Adhesive

I wonder if those methods used to assess adhesive joint such as shear/ peel calculations and traction-separation for cohesive are applicable to glue joint also?

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