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Innovative mechanical test for adhesion for plastic materials is reported. We have found that the adhesion interface with van der Waals interaction is much stronger than adherend reinforced by covalent bonds.
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Why is it important?
Adhesion of carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) composites plays an important role in transportation industries such as aircrafts and automobiles.
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This page is a summary of: Inherent cohesive failure of epoxy adhesive in carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic composites revealed by micro-tensile testing and finite element analysis, Composites Part B Engineering, August 2022, Elsevier,
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