A Deep Dive into Structural Adhesives

Structural adhesives are specially formulated to have enhanced load-bearing qualities and offer exceptional strength. It’s stiffer than other kinds of adhesives and is able to bond irregular surfaces and unprimed substrates better than other adhesives. The three most common types are epoxy, acrylic, and urethane. 

Guide to 3M Industrial Adhesive Families

We have learned from our last article that a structural adhesive, according to 3M, is one that can create a bond with at least 1,000 psi of overlap...