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Investigating the Impact of Solvent Wiping and Sanding Procedures on Surface Energy

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investigating-the-impact-of-solvent-wiping-and-sanding-procedures-on-surface-energySolvent wiping and sanding procedures can greatly affect the surface energy of a substrate. To investigate the surface energy differences following different preparation procedures of an epoxy/composite laminate, several different surface conditions were created utilizing different cleaning techniques.

Measurements were obtained using the Surface Analyst™. The Surface Analyst is a fast, easy, accurate and nondestructive instrument that measures the contact angle of water that is applied to the surface in a precise, controlled manner.

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