Material Science, Adhesion Process, Aerospace, Automotive, Consumer Goods, Electronics, Surface Treatment, Product, Surface Testing

Custom Feet: How to Solve Surface Adhesion Problems in Difficult-to-Measure Areas

| Hunter Brankamp

What do both of these statements about surface adhesion have in common?

  • “We need to measure surface quality of the teeth on a gear to make sure the coating stays on.”
  •  “We need to make sure the...
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Material Science, News & Events, Adhesion Process, Aerospace

The Ten Minute Talk that Could Spark Never-Before-Seen Improvements in Your Manufacturing Operation

| Hunter Brankamp

10 Minutes to Fix your Manufacturing Operations

 

What could happen in 10 minutes?

Well, if you work to improve a manufacturing operation, you know that means quite a bit...

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Material Science, News & Events, Adhesion Process, Aerospace, Surface Treatment

Bring your samples, to SAMPE.

| Hunter Brankamp

On May 21-24, BTG Labs heads back to Long Beach, CA but this time for the SAMPE 2018 Conference & Exhibition.

Recently in Long Beach for AeroDef, one of the aerospace and defense industries’ most...

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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Aerospace, Composites, Surface Preparation, Surface Preparation & Treatment, Surface Testing

Surface Stories: It's All a Matter of Grit

| Hunter Brankamp

The quality of a process should be left up to chance.

This is commonly the approach that has been taken by manufacturers when working to control their adhesion preparation processes. However, this...

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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Aerospace, Surface Treatment, Product, Cleaning Processes, Surface Testing

Surface Stories: When “clean” means not so clean

| Hunter Brankamp

When it comes to preparing raw materials for adhesion in manufacturing, optimizing the level of surface preparation is directly related to achieving the highest quality final product.

...

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Material Science, News & Events, Adhesion Process, Aerospace, Renewable Energy, Surface Treatment, Product

Connect with BTG Labs at CAMX 2017

| Christian Meininger

BTG Labs will exhibit at CAMX 2017, The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo, which will run December 11-14 in Orlando, FL. BTG Labs will host booth N17. Visit our booth for live demonstrations...

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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, Film & Flexible Packaging, Surface Treatment, Product

On the Surface: An Overview of Surface Types and Measurement Challenges in Manufacturing

| Emily Walsh

Of all the challenges manufacturers face, creating and optimizing critical surface processes for various materials can be very difficult. Traits such as location, size, shape, and texture can add...

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Material Science, News & Events, Adhesion Process, Aerospace, Automotive, Product, Composites, Surface Preparation & Treatment

2017 SAMPE High Desert Chapter Symposium: A Recap with BTG Labs’ West Coast Sales Engineer

| Emily Walsh

Last week, SAMPE hosted a one-day technical conference, the High Desert Chapter, to provide an opportunity for composites manufacturers to touch base before the next full length SAMPE show in 2018.

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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Aerospace, Automotive, Consumer Goods, Electronics, Film & Flexible Packaging, Product, Medical Device, Surface Testing

Here’s the Big Deal about Surface Cleanliness Measuring on Small Parts

| Emily Walsh

Performing any kind of inspection on small parts can be difficult. When measuring for surface cleanliness, accessing small parts can be even more challenging, especially when measuring on the...

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Adhesion Process, Aerospace, Automotive, Surface Treatment, Product, Cleaning Processes, Surface Preparation, Surface Testing

How the Surface Analyst Optimizes Parts Washer Performance

| Emily Walsh

Parts washers play an integral role in manufacturing, especially on machined parts and bonding surfaces. Prior to coating, sealing, painting, and welding, parts washers help remove contaminants...

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Material Science, News & Events, Adhesion Process, Aerospace, Automotive, Consumer Goods, Electronics, Renewable Energy, Surface Treatment, Product, Webinar

Webinar: How to Establish and Monitor Cleaning Processes

| Emily Walsh

BTG Lab's recently held another successful webinar. Hosted by Products Finishing and presented by Dr. Giles Dillingham, the webinar emphasized the importance of monitoring cleaning processes and...

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