Patrick Courtney

Henkel Corp.
1001 Trout Brook Crossing
Rocky Hill, CT 06067

Phone: 860-571-5100
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Metal adhesive applicator

Joining metal with adhesives

January 9, 2007


Adhesives offer several advantages that make them an attractive alternative to mechanical fastening or thermal joining, such as welding, soldering, and brazing. Advantages include the following: They can be effective on dissimilar metal substrates with dissimilar melting points; they do not cause distortion, discoloration, or weld worms; holes do not need to be drilled into the material in preparation for fasteners; and they distribute stress load evenly over a broad area.

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