Mechanical Engineering Department, College of Engineering, University of Al-Qadisiyah, Al-Qadisiyah, Iraq.


The development of manufacturing technology led to the appearance of various products that need effective types of adhesives with good strength and durability in different types of joints. Accordingly, the issue is how to choose the appropriate adhesive for the specific application relying on the properties of adhesive besides, the work conditions. This work deals with the experimental testing of four types of an adhesives that have been prepared to test by the two types of joints to comprehend the behavior of adhesives then choose the most effective and optimum type. The Butt and single lap joint tests were achieved according to the ASTM standard D2095–96 and D-1002-99 respectively. The adhesives that were used were epoxy Resins, MS Hybrid Polymers, Polyvinylester, and R.T.V Silicon Rubber, also, used a steel material as adherents. The study concluded important points about these adhesives and the recommendation suggested essential points to select satiable adhesive.


  • The butt and single lap joint are the powerful techniques to evaluate the adhesives.
  • Quasi-static loads have been used effectively to find the response of adhesives.
  • MS Hybrid Polymers can employ in applications that have strength with flexibility.
  • MS Hybrid Polymers has the cohesive failure in both the normal and shear forces.


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