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Jeff Wickham, P.E. is the Principal at LifeHope Medical, Inc.
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Three Discussions on Bonding a nylon component to an SLA part, First production run of an impeller assembly, and Plastic part with bosses for screws

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Jeff Wickham, P.E. is the Principal at LifeHope Medical, Inc.

Q: I tried to bond a nylon component to an SLA part, but the adhesive easily peeled off of the nylon even though I used what I thought was a very good adhesive. Any recommendations on how to get these parts bonded together? A: Plastics have different characteristics based on whether their material structure is semi-crystalline or amorphous. Plastics are composed of long polymer chains. In an amorphous structure these polymer chains are tangled together like a plate of spaghetti noodles. Typical ex…

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