Material Science, Adhesion Process, Aerospace, Automotive, Consumer Goods, Electronics, Film & Flexible Packaging, Renewable Energy, Surface Treatment, Medical Device, Cleaning Processes, Surface Testing

What Happens if You Don't Continually Monitor Your Adhesion Process?

| Pierce Geary

When a material begins its journey through a manufacturing process it becomes crucial to know and control everything that happens to that material as it makes its way down the line. There are two...

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

How to Control Your Adhesion Process by Getting to Know Your Critical Control Points

| Pierce Geary

What is a Critical Control Point?

A Critical Control Point (CCP) is any point in the manufacturing process where the surface condition of a material has the opportunity to change—intentionally or...

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

The Automated Surface Analyst XA is HERE!

| Pierce Geary

The wait is finally over. Making its world debut at MD&M in Minneapolis, the Surface Analyst XA integrates the power, simplicity and ease of our handheld Surface Analyst directly into the...

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

Webinar: Getting the Most Out of Your Plasma Treatment

| Pierce Geary

We've collaborated once again with Composites World for a webinar elucidating a surface prep tool that's widely used and seldom understood.

Watch the video of the webinar "Strategies to Control...

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

Reaching Out - Upcoming October Events and Tradeshows

| Pierce Geary

Autumnal vibes have landed at BTG Labs and along with football-watching, apple-picking, Halloween costume-planning we have an array of opportunities for you to interact with us and learn more...

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Material Science, News & Events, Adhesion Process, Film & Flexible Packaging, Surface Treatment, Product, Medical Device, Webinar, Thermoplastics, Surface Preparation, Surface Preparation & Treatment, Surface Testing

New Webinar Discussing Additive Blooming Effects on Polymer Adhesion

| Pierce Geary

Partnering with Plastics Technology, BTG Labs held a webinar about a topic that’s attracting a lot of attention.

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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, Film & Flexible Packaging, Product, Cleaning Processes, Surface Testing

The 4 Most Common Ineffective Methods of Surface Quality Measurement

| Hunter Brankamp

Water break testing. Dyne pens. Goniometer. No method at all.

The search for a reliable, repeatable, objective method (i.e. not based on opinion) for measuring surface readiness in manufacturing...

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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 phrase we hear from our customers, when they realize the level of understanding available to them now in their...

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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Film & Flexible Packaging, Surface Treatment, Product, Surface Testing

"We Speak Dyne, Too" Learn How in BTG Labs' New Video

| Emily Walsh

In some industries--including film and flexible packaging--dyne is the primary language. BTG Labs’ Surface Analyst uses water contact angle measurements as a fast easy, objective, and...

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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, Film & Flexible Packaging, Surface Treatment, Product

Read BTG Labs' Most Recent Publication in Converting Quarterly

| Emily Walsh

Check out BTG Labs’ recent article published in Converting Quarterly’s Q3 issue. The official publication and technical journal of International Metallizers, Coaters, and Laminators, Converting...

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