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Influence of the Hardener Proportion on Mechanical Properties of Adhesive Bonds Used in Agriculture

P. Valášek / M. Müller / J. Maleček
Published Online: 2015-01-29 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/sab-2015-0008


Joining materials by adhesive bonding is used across all industrial branches. The occurrence of adhesive bonds in machine constructions is still more frequent because of the development of adhesives which are able to meet various requirements of designers. This trend is observable also in agriculture - in the construction of agricultural machines. There even exists a cooperation between the companies developing the adhesives and the agricultural machines producers. The production process of machines and equipment must consider a required production tact. Adhesives and the process of their hardening have to meet these requirements. In the sphere of agriculture, epoxy resins hardening based either on hardeners or heating are used. Mechanical properties of two-component epoxy resins depending on variable amount of the hardener starting crosslinking of these reactoplastics are described.

Keywords: adhesive bond; epoxy resin; temperature; tensile strength


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About the article

Received: 2014-02-04

Accepted: 2014-07-09

Published Online: 2015-01-29

Citation Information: Scientia Agriculturae Bohemica, Volume 45, Issue 4, Pages 265–270, ISSN (Online) 1805-9430, ISSN (Print) 1211-3174, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/sab-2015-0008.

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