Material Science, Adhesion Process, Consumer Goods, Electronics, Surface Treatment, Product, Medical Device, Cleaning Processes, Surface Testing

Surfactant Detection and 9 Other Surface Measurement "Hacks"

| Emily Walsh

BTG Labs’ Surface Analyst is more than just a fast, easy, accurate, hand-held, non-destructive, objective surface cleanliness gauge. It encompasses features to personalize your application for...

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Material Science, News & Events, Surface Treatment, Product

Giles Dillingham Reflects on Traveling and Teaching a Short Course at Universidad Nacional in Colombia

| Giles Dillingham

Dr. Carlos Barrios, a colleague of mine from 3M St. Paul, asked over dinner at the last meeting of the Adhesion Society if I would like to take part in teaching a week-long course in polymers at...

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Material Science, News & Events, Adhesion Process, Automotive, Surface Treatment, Product, Webinar

New Webinar Answers Questions to Surface Cleanliness Challenges in FIPG Applications

| Emily Walsh

Thanks to advancements in powertrain manufacturing, sealing processes have improved assembly efficiency. Formed-in-place gaskets (FIPG) are replacing traditional mechanical fasteners as they are...

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Adhesion Process, Automotive, Renewable Energy, Surface Treatment, Product, Surface Testing

The Surface Analyst’s Contributions to Evolving Solar Energy Technology

| Emily Walsh

 Image above is a home exhibiting the Tesla solar roof. Image by Tesla.

 

Last month, Elon Musk announced the availability of Tesla’s new solar roof. These solar roofs are made to masquerade as...

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

Experience BTG Labs' New Webinar on Bonding Thermoplastics

| Emily Walsh

Plastics manufacturers are all too familiar with the challenges of bonding thermoplastics. Last week, BTG Labs successfully hosted a webinar with Plastics Technology to discuss improving bonding...

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Material Science, News & Events, Aerospace, Surface Treatment, Product

SAMPE Recap: Through the Eyes of a BTG Labs Sales Engineer

| Aaron Berding

SAMPE is the “Society of Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering,” and annually they host a conference and exhibit hall where Scientists and Engineers gather to learn about the past...

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

Upcoming Webinar on Overcoming the Challenge of Bonding to Low Energy Thermoplastics

| Emily Walsh

Every plastics manufacturer knows that bonding low energy thermoplastics can be challenging. In the upcoming webinar hosted by Plastics Technology, BTG Labs’ Chief Scientist Dr. Giles Dillingham...

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News & Events, Automotive, Product, Webinar, Composites

Learn about the New and Exciting World of Lightweighting in the Upcoming Webinar

| Emily Walsh

In the fast-paced automotive industry, manufacturers are constantly working to engineer stronger and more innovative vehicles. Emissions regulations call for more light weight, fuel efficient...

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Material Science, News & Events, Adhesion Process, Surface Treatment, Product, Medical Device

New Paper Presented at ANTEC 2017

| Emily Walsh

Last week, BTG Labs exhibited and presented at ANTEC 2017. We were pleased to connect and exchange intelligence with leaders in the plastics industry.

Our booth featured the Surface Analyst, which...

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

How Clean, is Clean Enough?

| Emily Walsh

Manufacturers often encounter a similar puzzle, when cleaning invisible contaminants from a surface, how do you know when the surface is clean; how clean is clean enough? This is a common question...

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News & Events, Adhesion Process, Aerospace, Surface Treatment, Product, Composites, Surface Testing

BTG Labs Presenting at AA&S 2017

| Emily Walsh

Top aerospace manufactures recruit state-of-the-art equipment to ensure precision and perfection. One thing the best of the best have in common: the Surface Analyst. BTG Labs first engineered the...

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