Material Science, Consumer Goods, Surface Preparation & Treatment

Ensuring the Durability of Oleophobic Coatings on Consumer Tech

| Pierce Geary

We’re all thinking a lot more about the surfaces we touch and the invisible things that might be on those surfaces. Manufacturers have been thinking about how surfaces interact with our skin and...

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Adhesion Process, Consumer Goods, Surface Preparation & Treatment

How to Control Surface Quality for Bonding Dissimilar Materials

| Pierce Geary

We’ve mentioned many times, in various articles, that bonded material systems are becoming the norm for manufacturers in nearly every industry. In order to make finished products more efficient in...

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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Aerospace, Automotive, Consumer Goods, Electronics, Film & Flexible Packaging, Renewable Energy, Surface Treatment, Surface Preparation, Surface Preparation & Treatment

Easy Ways to Find Manufacturing Adhesion Failure Sources

| Pierce Geary

When adhesion failure plagues a manufacturing process it can be particularly disruptive. A production process may be humming along just fine and then it suddenly becomes clear that a coating is...

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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Aerospace, Automotive, Consumer Goods, Electronics, Film & Flexible Packaging, Renewable Energy, Surface Treatment

10 Most Common Surface Quality Mistakes by Manufacturers

| Pierce Geary

Manufacturers are constantly fighting against adhesion problems. Surfaces not sticking and adhesives not working is the daily reality facing manufacturers looking to make high quality, reliable...

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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Aerospace, Automotive, Consumer Goods, Electronics, Film & Flexible Packaging, Renewable Energy, Surface Treatment

BTG Labs Attends the Adhesion Society Annual Meeting

| Pierce Geary

 

For the past five years BTG Labs has been a major presence at the annual meeting of the Adhesion                          Society. This year we are heading to Hilton Head, SC Friday 2/15 –...

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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Consumer Goods, Film & Flexible Packaging, Surface Treatment, Thermoplastics, Surface Preparation, Surface Preparation & Treatment, Surface Testing

Corona Treatment Concerns You Need to be Taking a Closer Look At

| Pierce Geary

Disclaimer: this article is not about COVID-19, it is about a surface treatment process for better adhesion in manufacturing. If you're looking for information about cleaning, here's an article...

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

Don’t Forget the Surface of Microelectronics

| Pierce Geary

It’s easy to be dazzled by the advancements in electronic and medical devices that are constantly being made and discovered allowing manufacturers to work on increasingly micro levels. Smaller...

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Material Science, News & Events, Adhesion Process, Automotive, Consumer Goods, Film & Flexible Packaging, Renewable Energy, Surface Treatment, Surface Testing

Surface Analyst 2001: The Tool That is Simplifying Adhesion Success

| Pierce Geary

The BTG Labs suite of tools, that enable manufacturers and technicians to fully control their adhesion processes, has a new addition. The Surface Analyst 2001 introduces new levels of ease,...

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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Aerospace, Automotive, Consumer Goods, Electronics, Surface Treatment, Product, Composites, Cleaning Processes, Surface Preparation, Surface Preparation & Treatment

How to Get the Most out of Industrial Parts Washers

| Pierce Geary

Parts washers are the heavy-duty, hardworking machines that have become irreplaceable staples in any automotive or machined part manufacturing process. As manufacturing processes have become more...

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

How To Keep Up With the Changing Landscape of Advanced Materials

| Pierce Geary

Co-written with Elizabeth Kidd, BTG Labs' Custom Applications Scientist.

 

There's a logical fallacy akin to a "what's good for one is good for all" mindset that is devastating when applied to...

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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Automotive, Consumer Goods, Electronics, Surface Treatment, Surface Preparation, Surface Preparation & Treatment, Surface Testing

4 Common Factors that Affect Conformal Coating Adhesion

| Pierce Geary

The pervasiveness of electronics in every manufacturing industry has provided unique challenges. Manufacturers are tasked with protecting these componentsin environments that make electronics...

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