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, 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 ...
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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, News & Events, Product

Recap: CAMX 2017

| Emily Walsh

Last week, BTG Labs exhibited and presented at the largest composites show and conference: CAMX 2017. Despite a set-back due ...
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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

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

Deck the Hulls: Preparing Ship Hulls for Coating and Painting

| Emily Walsh

Manufacturing a product to withstand the environmental stresses of wind, rain, and sediment is challenging enough. But, when you add saltwater and wave action to ...
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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
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