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Adhesive Joint Types

Joints such as tube-in-tube and butt joints are commonly used in shaft and coupling applications such as golf clubs or drive shafts. Cylinder is an improved adhesive version of the butt joint.

  • Example of a butt joint

    Butt joint

  • Example of a cylinder-cylinder joint

    Tube-in-tube joint

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These joints are common when two substrates need assembly at perpendicular angle to one another. Mortise and tenon is a unique assembly type for really strong bonds in applications such as woodworking.

  • Example of an angle joint

    Angle Joint

  • Example of a tee joint

    Tee Joint

  • Example of a mortise and tenon joint

    Mortise and Tenon Joint

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Joints such as these are required when there are two large surface areas that need to be connected. For example exterior vertical panels on a automotive trailer.

  • Example of a square butt joint

    Square butt joint

  • Example of a lap joint

    Lap joint

  • Example of a tongue and groove joint

    Tongue and groove joint

  • Example of a bridle joint

    Bridle joint

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Stiffener joints are common when you need to add rigidity to a larger more flexible panel.
  • Example of a stiffener attachment

    Stiffener attachment

  • Example of a stiffener joint

    Stiffener joint

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In these joint types, two substrates that are perpendicular to one another are being joined but in this case the bond takes place at the corner. These joint types are very common in woodworking.

  • Example of a corner joint

    Corner joint

  • Example of a miter joint

    Mitre joint

  • Example of an angle joint

    Angle joint


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