Pierce Geary

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Electronics, Cleaning Processes, Surface Preparation

History of Cleaning for Ideal Electronics Manufacturing with Mike Konrad

| Pierce Geary

At IPC APEX 2020 in San Diego we got the chance to sit down and chat with Mike Konrad, from
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Aerospace, Surface Treatment, Surface Preparation

Topcoat to Primer Surface Reliability for Aircraft Painting

| Pierce Geary

Adhesion problems don’t have a preference when it comes to the kind of damage they cause. Whether the end result is structural or cosmetic, headaches for ...
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Aerospace

Surface Quality in Aircraft Sealing and Bonding for Repairs

| Pierce Geary

When an aircraft is manufactured, every single portion of the plane or jet is designed to be able to be serviced and repaired for the next 20-30 years.
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Electronics, Cleaning Processes, Surface Testing

Why Surface Cleanliness is Crucial for Electronic PCBs

| Pierce Geary

Defining “clean” is actually more complicated than it sounds. Cleanliness can be in the eye of the beholder (I mean, we all had a college roommate who swore they ...
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News & Events, Webinar

Spring and Summer 2020 Trade Shows and Webinars

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BTG Labs exists to solve adhesion problems in manufacturing no matter how long they’ve persisted, how complex their root causes may be, or what industry they ...
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Electronics, Surface Treatment, Surface Preparation

Component Connection Failure Root Causes on ENIG PCBs

| Pierce Geary

The field of printed circuit board finishing and bonding methods has been growing ...
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Adhesion Process, Automotive, Electronics

Form In Place Gasket Reliability Starts with the Surface

| Pierce Geary

Form-in-place-gaskets (FIPG) have been a revolutionary advancement in industries that bank on high-reliability sealing applications. FIPG is a versatile sealing ...
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Aerospace, Composites, Surface Preparation

Surface Preparation for Primer Coating of Composites in Aerospace Applications

| Pierce Geary

A lot goes into painting an aircraft. This massive, multi-stage process begins long before that final, shiny topcoat you see on the wings and tail is applied. The ...
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Adhesion Process, Electronics, Surface Preparation

Conformal Coating Failure Caused by Poor Surface Cleanliness

| Pierce Geary

Electronic components consist of many exposed and delicate pieces that leave them vulnerable.  A lot is relying on these fragile parts to function without ...
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Aerospace, Automotive, Composites

Importance of Adhesion & Composites in Lightweighting Cars

| Pierce Geary

One of the most pressing questions on the minds of manufacturing engineers is how to take a load off. Lightweighting, or shedding pounds on assembled vehicles and ...
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News & Events

BTG Labs 2019 Year in Review

| Pierce Geary

It's been a wonderful year at BTG Labs and we'd like to take a moment to reflect on some of the things we're most proud of and grateful for. We've helped a lot of ...
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