How poor bond strength can affect the quality of materials?

How poor bond strength can affect the quality of materials?

Have you ever wondered why some materials fail to hold together or break apart easily? The answer lies in the bond strength of the material. Bond strength is a critical factor in determining the quality and durability of various products ranging from composites, adhesives, and many others. Poor bond strength can lead to catastrophic consequences affecting both safety and performance.

Thus, to test the bond strength of adhesives, we at Presto have designed a high-quality laboratory testing instrument known as a peel/seal/bond adhesion tester. This is one of the high-quality lab testing equipment that is used to test the peel ability of adhesives, and other pressure-sensitive materials. It has been designed as per ASTM standards to ensure accuracy in test results. In this blog, we are going to discuss how poor bond strength can affect the quality of materials. We will also discuss how this quality testing equipment is useful in testing the bond strength of materials. So, let us get started!

What is the bond strength of adhesives and how it can be affected?

The bond strength of adhesives refers to the ability of the adhesive to maintain a bond between two surfaces under a specific load or stress. The strength of an adhesive bond is determined by several factors, including the adhesive's properties to get bonded with substrates and the environmental conditions in which the bond is formed and tested.
Thus it is important for the manufacturers of paper & packaging materials, to test the bond strength of the materials so that they will not get separated when shipped or due to rough handling.
Different adhesives have different bond strengths and are designed to bond specific types of substrates. Choosing the right adhesive for the specific application is crucial to achieving a strong and durable bond. Besides this, the bond strength of foam tapes will be tested as it is a crucial part of delivering packaging products.
Presto bond adhesion tester is one of the high-quality laboratory testing equipment that is used to test the force required for removing a pressure-sensitive coated material, which has been applied to a standard test plate under specified conditions, from the plate at a specified angle and speed.
This testing instrument designed by the experts at Presto will accurately determine the bond strength of materials. Presto is a leading manufacturer of peel/seal/ bond and adhesion strength testers.
Now, let us discuss a brief about the Presto bond adhesion tester.

Precision testing is made easier with the Presto bond adhesion tester

Bond strength is a measure of the force required to break a bond between two materials. It is an important property that must be considered when selecting materials for applications where high forces are expected. Poor bond strength can lead to material failure and poor performance.
Thus, to overcome this issue of poor bond strength, we at Presto have designed high-quality lab testing instruments known as peel/seal/bond and adhesion strength testers.
This quality testing equipment will test the bond strength of materials and results will be shown in a microprocessor-based display. Manufacturers of packaging materials can easily avoid the problem of poor bond strength with the help of this quality testing equipment.
Besides bond strength, this quality lab testing equipment will also help manufacturers in measuring the peel ability of adhesives.
Now, let us discuss a brief about its features and technical specifications.

Features of Presto peel/seal/bond adhesion tester

The Presto Peel/Seal/Bond Adhesion Tester is a versatile instrument that can test the adhesion strength of various materials including tapes, films, laminates, and coatings. Some of its key features include:
  • Microprocessor-based display for accurate test results
  • Display for Peel Adhesive strength of test specimen
  • Memory to hold up to 9 test reading
  • Highly accurate test results under elongation force
  • Strong gripping clamps to perform the Peel test at 180 degrees.
  • Bright LED display
  • Feather touch controls
  • Optional: Seal Strength can also be tested using a 90-degree test fixture.
  • Optional Features: Digital cum computerized models, Digital model (with or without printer facility) also available
  • VFD drive multi-speed facility also available (30-300 mm/min.)

Technical specifications of Presto peel/seal/bond/adhesion tester

  • Load Cell Capacity: 20 Kgf
  • Display: LED (Digital)
  • Accuracy: ± 2% at Full Load (with master load)
  • Least Count/Resolution:  0.020 kgf
  • Power: 220V, Single phase, 50 Hz
  • Speed:  300 mm/min ± 5%
  • Standards: ASTM D903
With these features and technical specifications, one can easily conduct peel/seal/bond/adhesion test and ensures that quality products will be delivered to the customers.
Poor bond strength can have a devastating effect on the quality of materials and their performance. Understanding why bonds are important, how to prevent poor bond strength, and what strategies you should use when dealing with them is essential for creating products that perform as expected. Investing in high-quality lab testing instruments like the Presto bond strength tester is an excellent way to determine the bondability of materials. You can easily give us a call at +91 9210903903 or email us at to know about the price of this testing instrument. Our team of technical experts will arrange a session with you and provide you with all related information as per your requirement.
Author : -Gaurav Malhotra

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