Topic: Structural bonding in vehicle manufacturing. Plasma treatment for surface activation. Primerless structural adhesives.
Openair® plasma activation for reliable structural bonding in vehicle manufacturing, without using environmentally damaging primers
vehicle superstructures are assembled using adhesive bonding
throughout to ensure greater inherent strength and improved
durability of joints, with lower production costs. The vehicle
manufacturing industry is now one of the largest consumers of
structural adhesives. This means the demands put on structural
bonding are high and they will only be met with reliable and
truck manufacturing, Openair® Plasma treatment for surface
activation successfully replaces conventional pretreatment such as
mechanical roughening and activation with environmentally damaging
Plasma treatment for structural bonding of sandwich panels
Advantages of Openair® Plasma in manufacturing vehicle superstructures:
- Cleaner process
- Higher throughput
- Completely automated pretreatment
- ISO-compliant process monitoring
Schmitz Cargobull AG
Extreme adhesion, the highest seal integrity, and the best possible environmental protection – all this was required to build a new bonding system. Today, over 15,000 Openair® plasma-treated refrigerated trucks roll off the line annually at Europe’s largest trailer manufacturer.
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