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    Advanced polymers: Reinforcing metal-to-metal adhesive bond strength

    2021-06-28T08:46:00Sponsored by Solvay

    As the automotive industry continues to focus on lightweighting for better fuel and energy efficiency of vehicles, there is an increased trend towards light metal alloys and eliminating mechanical fasteners by adhesive bonding. This has created a need for improving the reliability of metal-to-metal bonds, for which proper surface treatments are key. Solvay discusses some solutions