Adhesion Process, Cleaning Processes, Surface Preparation

Is Roughness as Important as Surface Cleanliness to Adhesion?

| Pierce Geary

When the subject of material surfaces comes up among manufacturing engineers the discussion usually centers on the physical attributes of that surface; the surface ...
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Aerospace, Surface Treatment, Thermoplastics

Surface Treatment of Thermoplastics for Aerospace Components

| Pierce Geary

The Aerospace and Defense Industry is experiencing a market boom right now. Investments in the aerospace industry are an increasingly
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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Surface Treatment

How to Get Help Fixing Adhesion Problems in Manufacturing

| Pierce Geary

There’s no shame is asking for help. Adhesion problems have a tendency to be persistent and resilient to most solutions, causing ...
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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Surface Testing

The Tools & Skills to Address Adhesion Problems in Production

| Pierce Geary

When adhesion issues become apparent in a manufacturing process, they can seem to come out of nowhere. When coatings on circuit ...
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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Surface Preparation & Treatment

The 3 Crucial Elements for Good Adhesion in Manufacturing

| Pierce Geary

Excellent adhesion relies on manufacturer’s ability to understand and control three distinct yet interrelated elements. In ...
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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Surface Preparation

Fundamentals of Adhesion & Why 3 Molecular Layers Matter

| Pierce Geary

Adhesion is a powerful phenomenon that can hold massive structures together and fuse microscopic compounds. It is also extremely dependent upon delicate and fragile ...
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News & Events

Popular Mechanics: How to Glue Yourself to a Plane, According to Science

| Pierce Geary

Our team at BTG Labs was entertained and honored that Popular Mechanics would feature BTG Labs and Giles Dillingham, Ph.D., CEO and Chief Scientist in a ...
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Adhesion Process, Product, Surface Testing

New Solutions to Address Adhesion Failures in Manufacturing

| Pierce Geary

In order to create predictable adhesion outcomes in manufacturing, precision is key. When thinking about the success of a bonding, printing, coating, sealing, ...
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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Surface Testing

Best-practice Surface Preparation Processes for New Products

| Pierce Geary

New Product Development is an essential component to the successful growth of companies who always challenge themselves to improve and innovate. Getting this design ...
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What are the Primary Causes of Chronic Adhesion Failures?

| Pierce Geary

Adhesion problems have a tendency to show up in a manufacturing process and then overstay their welcome. The chronic nature of so many adhesion issues is due to ...
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Material Science, Adhesion Process, Surface Testing

How to Minimize Production Scrap from Adhesion Failures

| Pierce Geary

In manufacturing it is extremely difficult to eliminate all inefficiencies and production deficits. Setbacks that come in the form of scrap rates and rework ...
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