TITLE

Energizing Low-Surface Energy Plastics

AUTHOR(S)
Sprovieri, John
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Assembly;Feb2009, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the need for engineers to increase surface energy through plasma treatment in order to bond polypropylene and other resistant plastics. Plasma is said to enhance the bondability of metals, glass and ceramics. It explains that plasma treatment helps eliminate grease and other organic contaminants that prohibit adhesion. Also noted is the advantage of plasma treatment at atmospheric pressure to assembly line production.
ACCESSION #
36996635

 

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