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Axisymmetric Adhesion Tests of Pressure Sensitive Adhesives

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K. R. Shull, A. J. Crosby

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208-3108

J. Eng. Mater. Technol 119(3), 211-215 (Jul 01, 1997) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2812246 History: Received January 15, 1997; Revised April 14, 1997; Online November 27, 2007

Abstract

The fracture mechanics of adhesion tests based on the contact of a flat punch or a spherical indenter with a thin elastic layer are studied. For a flat punch, existing literature data are used to derive semi-empirical analytic expressions for the compliance of the thin film. For spherical indenters, the load-displacement relationship, in addition to values for the compliance, are obtained from finite element analysis. Preliminary experimental results on the adhesion of a spherical indenter to commercially available pressure sensitive adhesives are also described, and the fracture mechanics analysis is placed in the context of these results.

Copyright © 1997 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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