Adhesion of glow discharge polymers to metals and polymers in an adhesive joint was measured by lap‐shear test and immersion in hot water of 70°C for an extended time. A glow discharge polymer was deposited onto polymers [polyethylene and poly(tetrafluoroethylene)] and metals (aluminum and stainless steel) prior to when the polymer and metal were joined. It is found that the lap‐shear strength is enhanced by coating the surfaces of these substrates with plasma film produced from methane, ethylene, and acetylene, and that deterioration of the adhesive bonding part, when immersed in hot water of 70°C, is strongly dependent on the gas used as well as operational conditions where a polymer film is formed. The adhesion of a polymer produced from methane on the polymer and metal is strong enough to apply for durable, adhesive joints. Copyright © 1981 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.



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01 Jan 1981

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