Glue Strength Tests
Country: United States
Date: November 2008
I am doing a science fair project on testing the strengths of
different types of glue such as super glue, gorilla etc. However, I am not
exactly sure how I should conduct my experiment to test this. Would you be
able to suggest the best possible way to accurately perform my experiment,
and some suggestions on good types of glue that I could possibly test?
There are many standard testing procedures depending on class of adhesive.
These include PSTC, AFERA, ASTM, and ISO. There is a group, Chemsultants
International, among others, that list these tests. You would need to do a
secondary search with the specific test you desire. We recommend a search
for "Adhesive Test Methods" and possibly adding one of the standards groups
---Nathan A. Unterman
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