Chapter 3

Material Surface Preparation Techniques

Surface treatment and preparation for adhesive bonding is complicated due to the material-specific nature of the required methods. This chapter describes the surface preparation and treatment techniques in a general way. Readers interested in information about the treatment of specific materials should refer to sources devoted to that topic.

Keywords

Cleaning; priming; sol–gel process; surface exposure time

3.1 Introduction

Surface treatment and preparation for adhesive bonding is complicated due to the material-specific nature of the required methods. This chapter describes the surface preparation and treatment techniques in a general way. Readers interested in information about the treatment of specific ...

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