Application of glued connections in metal structures

Marek Piekarczyk


A review of contemporary achievements in the field of advantages taken from the glueing technique in metal structures is done in the paper. A dhesives being in use at present and accessible on the market are characterized taking into account their mechanical properties. Design rules of glued connections and basic methods for their calculations are given. The most significant examples of the applications of the joints in metal building industry are shown.

Słowa kluczowe: metal structures, glueing technique, connections