Material Science, Adhesion Process, Film & Flexible Packaging, Cleaning Processes, Surface Preparation, Surface Preparation & Treatment, Surface Testing

How to Uncover Hidden Adhesion Problems in Your Manufacturing Process

| Hunter Brankamp

“We didn’t even know we were having process problems.” It’s an all-too-common ...
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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Surface Treatment, Cleaning Processes, Surface Testing

The Top 4 Reasons Your Material Surface Isn’t Ready for Processing

| Hunter Brankamp

Incoming! What’s that sound? That’s the sound of manufacturers not
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Adhesion Process, Electronics, Surface Treatment, Cleaning Processes, Surface Preparation, Surface Preparation & Treatment, Surface Testing

Surface Stories: A Golden Bonding Opportunity

| Hunter Brankamp

When most of us think of gold, we think of watches, rings, necklaces and even teeth. For electronics manufacturer’s, gold is one of the highest quality ...
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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Medical Device, Cleaning Processes, Surface Preparation & Treatment, Surface Testing

New Life for Catheter Manufacturing: Proving Surface Quality to the FDA

| Hunter Brankamp

“We’re manufacturing catheters, but currently we don’t have a reliable way to prove to the FDA that our plasma treatment process is effective and in ...
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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 ...
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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Cleaning Processes, Surface Testing

When it comes to low water contact angles, the Surface Analyst “means” business

| Hunter Brankamp

The desktop goniometer is a widely-used and accepted method of obtaining surface energy measurements of materials in the lab ...
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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Electronics, Cleaning Processes, Surface Preparation, Surface Preparation & Treatment, Surface Testing

Supplier Product Quality: Common Questions Circuit Board Printers and Manufacturers Ask BTG Labs

| Hunter Brankamp

We get our circuit boards from an international supplier and don't have a clear understanding of what the , so how can we trust they ...
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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Product, Medical Device, Cleaning Processes, Surface Testing

How manufacturers can slide into FDA validation of their medical tubing

| Hunter Brankamp

 Image above: Medical catheters used with a custom fixture
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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Medical Device, Cleaning Processes, Surface Preparation, Surface Preparation & Treatment, Surface Testing

Customer Journey: Medical Tubing Gets Validated

| Hunter Brankamp

  How do we obtain FDA validation on our medical tubing when there’s no way to show quality in a measurable and specific ...
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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Renewable Energy, Surface Treatment, Product, Cleaning Processes, Surface Preparation, Surface Preparation & Treatment, Surface Testing

Creating Smarter Bonds on Repaired Wind Turbines

| Emily Walsh

As the wind energy industry grows—by 2020 it is expected to provide 10% of the nation’s electricity— ...
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News & Events, Adhesion Process, Surface Treatment, Product, Cleaning Processes, Surface Testing

BTG Labs Presenting New Paper at ASNT 2017

| Emily Walsh

  BTG Labs is excited to present a new paper at the ASNT (American Soceity for Nondestructive Testing)
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