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How to Avoid Polymeric Coating Failure Which Leads to Corrosion in Materials

Giles Dillingham and Pierce Geary

We know that plastics are in nearly everything these days, but we don’t often think about how plastics are also on nearly everything. Polymer coatings are as common as the latex ...

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What are Surfactants and How Do They Impact Surface Tension?

Giles Dillingham and Pierce Geary

What are Surfactants and How Do They Impact Surface Tension? In recent articles we’ve discussed what surface tension and surface energy are. Manufacturers need to acquaint ...

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What is the Difference Between Surface Free Energy and Surface Energy

Giles Dillingham and Pierce Geary

When it comes down to it, this is another purely semantic question much like the one we dealt with in another article comparing the terms “surface tension” and “surface energy.” ...

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How to Measure Surface Tension

Giles Dillingham and Pierce Geary

The attractive force of the molecules present at the surface of a liquid towards each other is called the surface tension of that liquid. It may seem like a little thing (and in ...

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What is the Difference Between Surface Tension and Surface Energy

Giles Dillingham and Pierce Geary

Using adhesives in manufacturing is becoming increasingly common for building everything from massive machines to everyday tech devices. But companies' reliance on the science of ...

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Single vs Multi-fluid Contact Angle Techniques Part 2: Why one fluid is all you need for process control in manufacturing

Giles Dillingham and Pierce Geary

This is part two of a two-part series explaining the finer points of BTG Labs’ approach to helping companies build reliability into their cleaning and adhesion processes through ...

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Single vs Multi-fluid Contact Angle Techniques Part 1: Surface energy and the attractions between substances

Giles Dillingham and Pierce Geary

This is part one of a two-part series explaining the finer points of BTG Labs’ approach to helping companies build reliability into their cleaning and adhesion processes through ...

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