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Advancements and Applications of One-Component Polyurethane Adhesive in Timber Engineering: A Mini Review

  • Open or CloseNarges Gray1, Younes Shirmohammadli2* and Masood Sarajieh1

    1Department of Wood and Paper Science and Technology, Faculty of Natural Resources, University of Tehran, Iran

    2Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

    *Corresponding author:Younes Shirmohammadli, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Auckland, Private bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand

Submission: November 20, 2023;Published: December 14, 2023

DOI: 10.31031/ACET.2023.05.000627

ISSN : 2639-0574
Volume5 Issue 5


Timber, an enduring symbol of sustainability and architectural versatility, has undergone a remarkable renaissance in contemporary construction practices. This resurgence has been catalyzed by the evolution of adhesive technologies, particularly the ascendancy of one-component polyurethane adhesive systems. These adhesive formulations, characterized by their diverse bonding capabilities, ease of application and multifaceted advantages within timber-related applications, have revolutionized the landscape of structural engineering. This succinct review meticulously dissects the multifaceted properties, expansive applications, nuanced challenges, and evolutionary trajectories of one-component polyurethane adhesives in the intricate tapestry of timber engineering. By delving deep into the underlying significance of these adhesives, this comprehensive exploration aims to elucidate their pivotal role in fortifying structural integrity, unlocking unprecedented performance thresholds and catalyzing transformative innovations in timber-based constructions.

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