Patrick Courtney

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

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Metal adhesive applicator

Assembly and Joining | Articles | The FABRICATOR

Joining metal with adhesives

January 9, 2007 | By Patrick Courtney

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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