How to bond polyethylene

How to bond polyethylene?

For a structural adhesive to be effective, it has to closely adhere to the surface, which, as previously mentioned, depends on a material’s surface energy. In order to bond well, an adhesive has to closely adhere to the surface, and to be able to do that, the surface has to allow good contact with the adhesive, which is something that low surface energy materials don’t do.

Types of plastics

Types of plastics

When talking about plastics, we are actually using a term that covers a wide variety of synthetic and semi-synthetic organic compounds. What is interesting is that only a small portion of plastic materials is based on petrochemicals, while most are made from renewable resources such as polyacrylate, which is derived from corn or cotton.