Material Science, Adhesion Process, Surface Preparation

Fundamentals of Adhesion & Why 3 Molecular Layers Matter

| Pierce Geary

Adhesion is a powerful phenomenon that can hold massive structures together and fuse microscopic compounds. It is also extremely dependent upon delicate and fragile ...
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News & Events

Popular Mechanics: How to Glue Yourself to a Plane, According to Science

| Pierce Geary

Our team at BTG Labs was entertained and honored that Popular Mechanics would feature BTG Labs and Giles Dillingham, Ph.D., CEO and Chief Scientist in a ...
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Adhesion Process, Product, Surface Testing

New Solutions to Address Adhesion Failures in Manufacturing

| Pierce Geary

In order to create predictable adhesion outcomes in manufacturing, precision is key. When thinking about the success of a bonding, printing, coating, sealing, ...
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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Surface Testing

Best-practice Surface Preparation Processes for New Products

| Pierce Geary

New Product Development is an essential component to the successful growth of companies who always challenge themselves to improve and innovate. Getting this design ...
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What are the Primary Causes of Chronic Adhesion Failures?

| Pierce Geary

Adhesion problems have a tendency to show up in a manufacturing process and then overstay their welcome. The chronic nature of so many adhesion issues is due to ...
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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Surface Testing

How to Minimize Production Scrap from Adhesion Failures

| Pierce Geary

In manufacturing it is extremely difficult to eliminate all inefficiencies and production deficits. Setbacks that come in the form of scrap rates and rework ...
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Adhesion Process, Cleaning Processes, Surface Preparation & Treatment

Best Approach to Adhesion Failure Root-Cause Analysis

| Pierce Geary

There are a lot of options available to manufacturers who are trying to prevent product failures caused by imperfect adhesion. Many times the plan of attack is to ...
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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Cleaning Processes

Identifying Adhesive Bond Failure Points in Manufacturing

| Pierce Geary

Adhesion processes vary widely across different industries that incorporate bonding, sealing, printing, coating, painting or cleaning into their manufacturing ...
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Material Science, Film & Flexible Packaging, Surface Testing

What is the Best Fast & Accurate Alternative to Dyne Testing?

| Pierce Geary

Dyne solutions have been the most common method of quality checking material surface cleanliness for decades. Their ubiquity and low cost have led them to be ...
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Material Science, Cleaning Processes, Surface Preparation

How to Ensure a Manufacturing Surface is Clean Enough for Adhesion

| Pierce Geary

Cleanliness and adhesion go hand-in-hand. If you’re looking for an adhesion process to be successful then you are also absolutely interested in cleaning the ...
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Surface Treatment, Surface Preparation, Surface Preparation & Treatment

How to Know if a Manufacturing Surface is Treated or Untreated

| Pierce Geary

In order to ensure successful bonding, coating, printing, painting, laminating or meet cleanliness standards in manufacturing, material surfaces must be ...
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