Adhesive Connections

Adhesive Connections
Adhesive Connections

Adhesive Connections

Date Published

30 October 2023

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Edinburgh Napier University
Adhesive Connections

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Summary

Glued joints provide a surface fix connection for timber components, creating stiff connections that do not shift under load, with shear forces in particular transmitted in the joint.

Load-bearing glued joints in timber construction can only be made from adhesives tested according to BS EN 302 Adhesives for loadbearing timber structures. Test methods. These are predominately curable synthetic resin glues such as Urea resin, melamine resin and epoxy resin glues.

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