Adhesives in the leather industry - perspectives for changing needs

@inproceedings{Saikumar2002AdhesivesIT,
  title={Adhesives in the leather industry - perspectives for changing needs},
  author={Chitralekha Saikumar},
  year={2002}
}
Adhesion is a surface physico-chemical phenomenon. The nature of the adhesive joint and its mechanical properties depend strongly on the nature of the substrate and the interaction of adhesive with the substrate. The adhesives are used in a wide array of applications ranging from packaging to aircraft and spacecraft. Leather is a unique biomaterial. It has a three-dimensional fibrillar textured surface. The use of adhesives in the leather industry has been mostly confined to the production of… CONTINUE READING

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