891343 Adhesive technology

Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Sandhacker, Matts Gabriel , Konnerth, Johannes , Van Herwijnen, Hendrikus
Offered in
Sommersemester 2023
Languages of instruction


This course and the practical exercises concentrate on the application oriented evaluation of the various adhesives in use in the woodworking industry:

Content of the course:

· Types, chemical basic and production of various adhesives

· properties of adhesives (in combination with practical exercises)

· application of adhesives, hardening and setting behaviour, forming of bonding strength

· basics of gluing and bonding

· possible problems in gluing and bonding

· modification of wood

· activation of the wood surface, binderless gluing

· ecological topics (effluents, waste, emissions)

· application and use of adhesives (in combination with practical exercises) .

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

The students will learn in this course about various adhesives with different chemical composition and their production, properties and application. Reaching the aim of the course the student will have enough basic knowledge on adhesives in the woodworking industry to use in proper way adhesives as well as to evaluate and understand additional informations from various sources.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.