Film & Flexible Packaging, Surface Preparation & Treatment, Surface Testing

The Dangers of Missing Vital Surface Quality Information in Production

| Rose Roberts and Pierce Geary

A major problem for manufacturers is a problem of sensitivity. There is ...
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Film & Flexible Packaging, Surface Treatment, Surface Preparation & Treatment

How to Control Additive Blooming in Polymer Films

| Pierce Geary

We all take the ease of peeling open, and resealing packs of double stuff Oreos for granted. The plastic packaging that maintains the freshness of our favorite ...
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Material Science, Film & Flexible Packaging, Surface Testing

What is the Best Fast & Accurate Alternative to Dyne Testing?

| Pierce Geary

Dyne solutions have been the most common method of quality checking material surface cleanliness for decades. Their ubiquity and low cost have led them to be ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Material Science, News & Events, Adhesion Process, Aerospace, Automotive, Consumer Goods, Electronics, Film & Flexible Packaging, Renewable Energy, Surface Treatment, Webinar

The Secret to Effective Polymeric Plasma Treatment is Control

| Pierce Geary

Plastics are ubiquitous a material as they come, and there is nary an industry that does not utilize them in an adhesion application; medical device,
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Material Science, News & Events, Adhesion Process, Aerospace, Automotive, Consumer Goods, Electronics, Film & Flexible Packaging, Surface Treatment, Medical Device, Webinar, Cleaning Processes, Surface Preparation, Surface Preparation & Treatment

Webinar: BTG Labs + Plasmatreat Team Up for Polymer Surface Activation Discussion

| Pierce Geary

This Tuesday, December 11 at 2pm EST we'll be partnering with Plasmatreat, a developer of
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