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Webinar: The New Frontier in Cleanliness Inspection - Leveraging Surface Intelligence

Manufacturers today are missing the mark when it comes to their cleaning processes. Either they struggle to get consistent results from their cleaning processes or chemistry, they outsource cleaning to a supplier who fails to control the process, or they do not know that a cleaning specification is...

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Webinar: The New Frontier in Inspection-Surface Intelligence

Manufacturers today struggle with intermittent failures around cleaning, coating, welding and bonding operations. These challenges lead to issues with supply chain robustness, warranty risks, damage to brand image, dissatisfied customers, and frustrated employees. 

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Webinar: Creating a Digital Thread for Surface Preparation

New high-performance materials and technologies are being implemented for higher strength, lighter weight, improved reliability and lower costs than ever before. These manufacturing techniques require more reliable coating, bonding, and cleaning processes, as well as flexibility to adopt new...

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Webinar: Creating a Digital Thread for Surface Preparation of Composites

Manufacturing environments create numerous opportunities for contamination, process variance, and poor performance in surface preparation steps. These risk factors impact bond strength, durability, reliability, and coating success. Knowing what contaminates are threatening composite surfaces and...

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CO2 Cleaning Validated Through Automated Contact Angle Measurement

To optimize your CO2 cleaning process you need a measurement system that is sensitive to the invisible changes occurring on the surface. Automated contact angle measurements through the Surface Analyst XA provide fast, accurate, quantitative validation of your cleaning process so you can be...

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Webinar: Finding the Most Predictive Cleanliness Validation Test for Zero Defect Manufacturing

For an adhesion and cleaning process control method to be truly effective it must completely fulfill two large criteria. It must have a precise measurement mechanism and it must be easily scalable throughout a production process. Outmoded testing methods such as dyne solutions, water break tests...

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Webinar: How to Make the Switch with Confidence and Reliability: From Fasteners to Adhesives

Manufacturing companies across nearly all industries have expanded their reliance on adhesive bonding of dissimilar materials for their assemblies. Process automation, light weighting goals, and the incorporation of novel materials have made the need to control adhesion processes extremely urgent. 

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Webinar: How Verification of Medical Device Surfaces in Product Development Eases Manufacturing

One of the most cumbersome aspects in medical manufacturing can be crossing the chasm between product development and production. This is where oversight groups can provide necessary checks for the safest and most reliable products. Manufacturers are always looking for ways to make testing in...

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Webinar: How to Control Trace Contaminants to Prevent Composite Bond Failure

Manufacturing environments create numerous opportunities for contamination. Knowing what contaminants are threatening composite bond strength and reliability, as well as knowing where they are coming from (such as mold release left on a surface), is crucial to putting process controls in place to...

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Webinar: Maximize Adhesion Reliability by Controlling Variables in Surface Cleanliness and Preparation Processes

Preparation of surfaces for adhesion includes processes like solvent or aqueous cleaning, ultrasonic cleaning and plasma treatment. These can be very effective if implemented with proper process control feedbacks.  However, recent experience has revealed that processes that were successfully...

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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 preparation processes. We also give typical contact angle measurements before and after processing, to give a general...

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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 preparation processes. We also give typical contact angle measurements before and after processing, to give a general...

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Webinar: Quantitative Control of Cleaning Processes

Primary Topics:• The Meaning of Surface Cleanliness--Going Beyond Particulates.• Quantifying Parts Washing• How to Measure Surface Cleanliness• Establishing Strong Interfaces that are Ready for Successful Adhesion

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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 bond surface. BTG Labs' Surface Analyst uses contact angle measurements to provide insight into the cleanliness level of...

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