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Webinar: Strategies to Control and Optimize Plasma Treatment in Composite Manufacturing

With the recent advent of practical atmospheric pressure plasma treatment systems, pre-treatment of composite materials via plasma to improve the reliability of ...

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Webinar: Additive Blooming - Origins, Detection, and Control in Polymer Processing

Most polymers contain many non-polymeric components intended to stabilize, toughen, color and lubricate the final product. Certain classes of these additives are capable of ...

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Materials Library: Atmospheric Plasma Treatment on Composite

Welcome to the BTG Labs Materials Library series. In this series, we use the Surface Analyst to demonstrate how the surface quality of a material changes based on common surface ...

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Materials Library: IPA Wipe & Sandpaper Abrasion on Aluminum

Welcome to the BTG Labs Materials Library series. In this series, we use the Surface Analyst to demonstrate how the surface quality of a material changes based on common surface ...

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Materials Library: Atmospheric Plasma Treatment on Aluminum

Welcome to the BTG Labs Materials Library series. In this series, we use the Surface Analyst to demonstrate how the surface quality of a material changes based on common surface ...

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Materials Library: IPA Wipe & Sandpaper Abrasion on Composite

Welcome to the BTG Labs Materials Library series. In this series, we use the Surface Analyst to demonstrate how the surface quality of a material changes based on common surface ...

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Webinar: Development and Control of Surface Treatments for Adhesive Bonding of Composites

Successful adhesive bonding requires precise control of the physical and chemical properties of a vanishingly small volume of material: the first few molecular layers that ...

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Webinar: Guaranteeing Cleaning Success in Manufacturing, Controlling your Surface with the Surface Analyst

This webinar delves into the challenges manufacturers face when establishing a bond. The success of  printing, painting, sealing, or coating relies on the ability to control the ...

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BTG Labs Surface Analyst™ and F-35 Program

In the early 2000s, the U.S. Air Force recruited BTG Labs to aid in the development of bonding technologies for composite materials to replace heavier aluminum and titanium in ...

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Webinar: Measuring Surface Energy in Manufacturing and Repair of Composites to Assure Quality of Bonded Interfaces

This interactive tutorial provides a comprehensive look at common industry practices, including typical surface preparation methods for composites and an overview of the basic ...

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Webinar: Understanding and Controlling the Bond Surface in Manufacturing for Reliable Adhesive Bonding of Composites

The interactions between a bond surface and an adhesive that determine the strength and reliability of a bonded structure occur in a zone that is perhaps 1 nanometer thick.

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