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1) Planning to manufacture bonded joints

This section outlines the key activities that have to be planned in order to manufacture an effective bonded joint having good long-term stability, using either different substrates or identical substrates.

In some cases, other specific aspects may have to be taken into account. It is recommended to consult the technical literature or a reputable institution for further advice.

For safety reasons, the design of components to be bonded should be evaluated by a competent testing organization.