Car exterior parts are today made of complex combinations of materials ranging from metal tailored blanks to sheet molded compounds (SMC) and glass fiber reinforced plastics (GFRP) to hybrid plastics.The starting materials have very different surface qualities.
Plasma pretreatment is a key technology for achieving stable material combinations and high-quality surface finishes with secure adhesion. It points the way ahead, both economically and ecologically.
ADHESION Adhesives & Sealants (4/2018)
IST (International Surface Technology No.3.2018)
Werkstoffe in der Fertigung (9/2018)