Understanding adhesive shelf life on aerospace parts

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By Paul Michaels | Sep 18, 2012
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There are many factors that go into ensuring part quality, from production and material control, to storage. When you add an adhesive into the mix, there’s only more to consider.

When it comes to adhesive backed parts there is a strict shelf life to ensure the quality of adhesion. Adhesive backed parts have a shelf life of two years from the day they are manufactured — the moment the adhesive is applied. This shelf life is consistent for all parts that are backed with adhesive.