An adhesive composed of a synthetic resin or elastomer. Synthetic resins used as adhesives provide a wider range of properties than natural based adhesives. Examples of synthetic adhesives are:
Synonyms and Related Terms
synthetic adhesives; adhesivo sintético (Esp.)
Resources and Citations
- Encyclopedia Britannica, http://www.britannica.com Comment: "adhesive" [Accessed February 12, 2002].
- Irving Skeist, Handbook of Adhesives, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York, 1977