"The Applied Handbook of Adhesives" provides a thoroughly practical survey of all aspects of adhesives technology from selection and surface preparation to industrial applications and health and environmental factors. The resulting handbook is a hard-working reference for a wide range of engineers and technicians working in the adhesives industry and a variety of industry sectors that make considerable use of adhesives. Particular attention is given to adhesives applications in the automotive, aerospace, medical, dental and electronics sectors. This is a handbook that truly focuses on the applied aspects of adhesives selection and applications: this is a book that won't gather dust on the shelf. It provides practical techniques for rendering materials surfaces adherable. Its sector-based studies explore the specific issues for automotive and aerospace, medical, dental and electronics.