Material Science, Adhesion Process, Consumer Goods

Why You Should Use Predictive Data in Building Material Manufacturing

| Pierce Geary

Construction companies and the manufacturers who build the parts and materials that create buildings are relying on adhesives more than ever.

When it comes to modern flooring, roofing, siding,...

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Consumer Goods, Surface Treatment, Cleaning Processes

Maintaining Consistent Adhesion Quality for Shoe Manufacturers even with Material Changes

| Pierce Geary

There are a lot of reasons why sneakerheads love the shoes they covet. Athletic shoes have become one of the most sought after clothing items due to their aesthetic appeal but also because of the...

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Adhesion Process, Medical Device, Cleaning Processes

How Surface Sensitive Measurements Help Medical Device Manufacturers Avoid Regulatory Bottlenecks

| Pierce Geary

The pathway to zero defect manufacturing through implementation of quality control procedures is found right there in the name. Quality control requires the control of variables to ensure quality...

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Adhesion Process, Surface Treatment, Surface Preparation

Reduce Field Repairs Through Zero Defect Manufacturing

| Pierce Geary

Quality control isn’t about preventing just the most egregious failure possibilities. It’s about setting high standards so that products are reliable for years. Control of quality standards for...

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Cleaning Processes, Surface Preparation, Surface Preparation & Treatment

Don’t Let This Process Gap Ruin Your Polymeric Powder Coating

| Pierce Geary

Powder coating is a widely used painting and coating technique to create protective and aesthetic barriers on products from vending machines at municipal pools to washers and dryers, or cars...

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Surface Treatment, Medical Device, Surface Testing

How to Reduce Medical Device Surface Testing Time and Subjectivity

| Pierce Geary

Time is always of the essence for medical device manufacturers. When a medical breakthrough needs to make it to market there is no time to waste. There is also no margin for error.

Medical device...

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Adhesion Process, Cleaning Processes, Surface Preparation & Treatment

Manufacturing Best Practices for Business Continuity Plans

| Pierce Geary

Even though coming to the end of 2020 has not at all meant the end of the impact of Covid-19, manufacturers are pushing forward to make sure 2021 is not marred by the setbacks of this year. This...

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Adhesion Process, Electronics, Surface Preparation & Treatment

Better Consumer Electronics Reliability: Coatings and Adhesives

| Pierce Geary

In a recent study conducted by Instrumental, the top ten most common manufacturing defects were examined. The number one defect that manufacturers fight against is a deficiency in glue.

It’s a...

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Adhesion Process, Surface Treatment, Cleaning Processes

How to Achieve Zero Defect Manufacturing: The Promise of Industry 4.0

| Pierce Geary

It’s a common fallacy to assume we have a handle on the future based on past or present circumstances. If 2020 has collectively taught us anything, the bright shiny lesson is likely that we should...

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Cleaning Processes, Surface Preparation & Treatment, Surface Testing

What is the Best Surface Quality Inspection for Smart Manufacturing?

| Pierce Geary

Manufacturing processes can, on the surface, appear to be an amorphous web of convoluted conveyors and machinating machinery. But taking a closer look through the eyes of a quality engineer...

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Reliable Wire Bonding Through Quality Data Collection for Industry 4.0

| Decker Horninger and Pierce Geary

Wire bonding and sintering are critical processes involved in the manufacture of a majority of electronic devices. These processes are used to connect silicon chips, integrated circuits (ICs), and...

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