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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: How to Unlock Breakthrough Performance in Manufacturing Using Surface Intelligence

Manufacturers 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. This webinar will explore advanced...

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Webinar: Top 3 Strategies to Improve Your Adhesive Bonding Operations

In this new webinar, industry experts Wilson Lee (Enercon Industries) and Lucas Dillingham (BTG Labs) will provide the top 3 strategies industrial manufacturers use to reduce risk, improve quality & gain throughput in their adhesion operations:

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Webinar: The Impact of Surface Preparation on Adhesive Performance

Join us as Douglas Katze, Defense & Space Sr. Market Manager for Henkel and Bill Buschle, Manager of Applications Development for BTG Labs discuss the impact surface preparation has on adhesive performance and best practices for achieving successful wetting and flow of electronic adhesives. An...

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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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Joint Webinar: Shortening Development Timelines with Better Adhesion Materials and Technology

Join us for a discussion to learn how engineers who rely on glue and other adhesives for product development need to stay up-to-date on the emerging chemistry, technology, and application processes that can impact build timelines. In this discussion, you will benefit from dual perspectives of...

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Webinar: Guide to Controlling Non-Obvious Variables Using Predictive Analytics

Many assembly processes involving polymers, such as bonding, coating or printing, are vulnerable to failures. Failures happen due to a lack of control of non-obvious variables which directly affect the outcomes of these processes. Knowing what contaminants threaten polymer adhesion strength and...

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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 make progress sluggish but provides necessary checks for the safest and most reliable products. Manufacturers are always looking for...

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Webinar: Pushing Towards Zero Defects -Ensuring High-Reliability in High-Volume Manufacturing Processes for Bonding and Coating

Ensuring predictable outcomes in a manufacturing process is a critical component of quality assurance. Recent experience with bonding and coating operations across a range of industries has revealed that processes that were successfully demonstrated in a materials and process laboratory don’t...

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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: Guide to Effective Plasma Treatment for High Volume Manufacturing

Plasma treatment has been utilized for decades as a means of engineering the surface properties of polymeric materials for purposes such as adhesion. Until recently, plasma treatment has been a batch vacuum process, limiting its broader application. Recent development of atmospheric pressure...

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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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Webinar: Uncovering Non-obvious Variables in Surface Preparation Processes for Bonding and Coating of Composites

Surface preparation for aerospace and automotive bonding and coating operations are still largely manual processes which frequently include some combination of solvent wiping and abrasion. These processes can be very effective if implemented with proper process control feedbacks. 

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Webinar: Controlling  Non-obvious Variables in Surface Preparation of Polymers to Maximize Adhesion

Preparation of polymers for adhesion includes processes like corona, flame and plasma treatment. These can be very effective if implemented with proper process control feedbacks.  However, they don’t always translate into reliable manufacturing processes. Failure analysis has shown that this...

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Webinar: How to Develop and Quantitatively Control Plasma Treatment Processes for Polymers

Watch the recorded webinar where Brighton Science's (formerly BTG Labs) Founder and Chief Scientist, Giles Dillingham and Khoren Sahagian of Plasmatreat discuss the basic principles of plasma treatment of polymerics and outline well-defined methodologies for developing, evaluating, and controlling...

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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 composite/composite adhesive bonds has been receiving a lot of attention. Understanding the relationship between plasma/material...

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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 migrating to the surface. This additive migration can create a surface that has a composition very different from the bulk of...

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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 surround the interface.

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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: How to Control the Surface Properties of Thermoplastics to Maximize Adhesion

The success of bonding and printing to thermoplastics depends on effective control of a remarkably thin zone on the surface of a polymer.

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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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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 scientific principles involved in measuring surface energy and how it relates to material performance in manufacturing and...

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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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