The Manufacturer’s Dilemma

Recalls, scrap and new product delays are byproducts of adhesion and cleaning issues that plague manufacturing operations. Manufacturers in all industries have difficulty identifying the root cause of these issues and have tried many different methods to fix or prevent their problem. After all, if it were easy to fix, it would have been fixed by now.

Diagnosing the root cause of adhesion failure and equipping your process with the right tools and specifications enables resolution of these challenges—permanently.

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Solve Manufacturing Adhesion Problems

We take a systematic approach to control adhesion. By integrating our materials analysis lab with sophisticated surface inspection products, we provide end-to-end adhesion process solutions and consulting.

Our approach enables manufacturers to effectively identify the root cause and optimize surface preparation processes to eliminate adhesion failure.

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Surface Analyst Products

For the first time, manufacturers now have a way to bring a proven scientific methodology to their production floors to eliminate adhesion issues and ensure surface cleanliness. 

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New Product Development

Build adhesion reliability into your new product or production process. Work with our Surface Lab to develop and implement surface quality specifications.

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Adhesion & Cleaning Failure in Production

Get to the root cause of adhesion failure in manufacturing. Discover how our Surface Lab will partner with you to identify and control surface quality to ensure adhesion.

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The Science Powering Our Solutions

Your surface holds the data to unlock your best adhesion process, leading to a level of quality previously unheard of. Our patented technology uses water contact angle to give highly accurate and measurable data about the quality of any surface.

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Industries We Serve

For over 20 years, we’ve worked with manufacturers of all sizes to solve some of the world’s most complex manufacturing surface quality problems. Learn how to apply material science to manufacturing in your unique industry today.

Aerospace
Aerospace
Automotive
Automotive
Electronics
Electronics
Film & Flexible Packaging
Film & Flexible Packaging
Medical Devices
Medical Devices
Consumer Goods
Consumer Goods

Recent Articles

How Manufacturers Can Optimize the Effectiveness of Plasma Activation

In last week’s blog post, Using Plasma for Surface Cleaning and Activation Rose Roberts, Ph.D., Senior Custom Applications and Materials Engineer, discussed how to use plasma for the dual purposes of cleaning critical surfaces and activating...

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Using Plasma for Surface Cleaning and Activation

Today’s blog post is the first of a two-part series focusing on plasma. In today’s post, with the help of Rose Roberts, Ph.D., Senior Custom Applications and Materials Engineer, we are going to review plasma basics and discuss how plasma can be...

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Surface Quality Measurements Enable Plating and Coating Chemistry Suppliers to Guarantee Quality to Their Customers

Automotive supply chains are complex. Nearly 78 million vehicles were manufactured in 2020. Each vehicle may have upwards of 30,000 individual parts. Automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) need to manage billions of parts annually. If...

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