Workshop Practice Series Book Number 21.
First published 1991, this edition 1999. The book explains in simple terms the features of adhesive classification together with joint design data & assembly techniques for a wide variety of materials. Aimed mainly at the model engineer, but also at the home mechanic & woodworker. It covers pattern, base & case making from wood, applications in tool and equipment making, as well as individual requirements including structural joints & sealing against water, steam or oil. Chapters cover: Traditional glues. The nature of the adhesive joint. Joint design, Types of adhesive. The materials to be bonded. Joint preparation. Identification of materials. Environmental factors. Engineering adhesives. Matching adhesive to material and conditions. Sealants. Hints & tips. Sftbd., 136 pages. Small book measures approx. 15 cm wide x 21 cm long.