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, Consumer Goods, Surface Treatment, Product, Medical Device, Surface Testing

Speaking Engagement at AMI Medical Tubing Conference October 2-3

| Pierce Geary

In the diverse and ever-growing world of medical devices, particularly those involving polymeric tubing, it is always crucial, and not always easy, to test and definitively guarantee the adhesion...

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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, Consumer Goods, Electronics, Surface Treatment, Product, Surface Testing

Custom Feet: How to Solve Surface Adhesion Problems in Difficult-to-Measure Areas

| Hunter Brankamp

What do both of these statements about surface adhesion have in common?

  • “We need to measure surface quality of the teeth on a gear to make sure the coating stays on.”
  •  “We need to make sure the...
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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Surface Treatment, Product, Cleaning Processes, Surface Preparation, Surface Preparation & Treatment, Surface Testing

Adhesive Failure is a Good Thing, and here's why

| Hunter Brankamp

Adhesion failure in manufacturing is an opportunity in disguise for exceptional business growth...if you do the work to understand the why behind your failures.

Say what?

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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Product, Surface Preparation, Surface Preparation & Treatment, Surface Testing

Solving Surface Adhesion Problems - What Manufacturers are Missing.

| Hunter Brankamp

Manufacturer’s who paint, print, bond, coat, or seal have been left in the dark when searching for answers to solving their adhesion problems but…

There's a light at the end of the tunnel.

In our...

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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Surface Treatment, Cleaning Processes, Surface Preparation, Surface Preparation & Treatment, Surface Testing

The Most Common Mistake in Solving Manufacturing Surface Adhesion Problems

| Hunter Brankamp

Answer: If the manufacturers below had looked to the material surface itself to solve their surface adhesion problems, tens of thousands of dollars and hundreds of production hours could have been...

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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, Automotive, Surface Treatment, Product, Surface Testing

Surface Stories: How one company used real-time data with RS-232 to eliminate adhesion failures

| Hunter Brankamp

Real-time data.

New industry buzzword?

Or a new generation of process and quality control?

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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, Surface Treatment, Cleaning Processes, Surface Testing

The Top 4 Reasons Your Material Surface Isn’t Ready for Processing

| Hunter Brankamp

Incoming! What’s that sound?

That’s the sound of manufacturers not having a supplier specification created for incoming materials in their operation.

It’s like the old piece of wisdom: You can’t...

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