Lap Shear Strength

Lap Shear strength is the ability of an adhesive to resist forces that cause the material to adhere to substrates. Shear strength is measured in a tensile test and is measured in pounds per square inch, based on the area of the sheared edge. The shear strength of a structural adhesive is the maximum shear stress in the adhesive before failing under tensile loading. 

Epic uses test method ASTM D1002.

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