Delamination

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Delamination

Description

The separation of one or more layers in a multiple layer material. In most cases, delamination indicates a failure within the adhesive or with its bond to the adherend. However, in some cases delamination may be desirable, such as for the removal of a laminating material from a document.

Synonyms and Related Terms

deslaminación (Esp.); délamination (Fr.); désquamation (Fr.); delaminazione (It.); scagliatura (It.);

Delamination

Additional Information

M.Roberts, D.Etherington, Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1982.

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Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Matt Roberts, Don Etherington, Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1982
  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • Theodore J. Reinhart, 'Glossary of Terms', Engineered Plastics, ASM International, 1988