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The new DIN 2304: Opportunities for industrial bonding processes and surface treatment


Anja Lömker
15.10.2015

When a bonding process not keeps it´s promise the cause is supposed to be the adhesive. However, in the meantime it has become clear that the main fault is not the material in industrial bonds, ...


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Electromobility in automotive industry


Joachim Schüßler
19.06.2015

Electromobility, networked and automated driving are the drivers of innovation in the automotive industry. The German automotive industry is pushing the development of electric mobility with great ...


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First-opening-protection available for self-adhesive labels


Willy Bader
10.06.2015

Modern packaging take on new responsibilities by the advent of new technologies and materials. Fighting against product piracy or protection from improper use are examples that show requirements. ...


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Plasma for final packaging - ice cream and frozen foods securely packaged


Willy Bader
06.11.2014

Activation and pretreatment of the longitudinal seam of laminated and metallized cartons is today state-of-the-art for folding carton manufacturers. Folding box manufacturers around the world are ...


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A recent report from the automotive industry


Joachim Schüßler
19.08.2014

If an existing process suddenly collapse a company can no more produce in the worst case. So happened at our partner from the automotive industry: A process that have worked for long time suddenly ...


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Edges appear jointless on furnitures


Bas Buser
22.04.2014

Jointless connection between the panel and the edge (zero bondline) is a quality feature for modern furnitures. Therefore, it is important to enable an invisible edge. A common approach is the ...


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Packaging Migration


Willy Bader
10.04.2014

Migration of food packaging in the packaging industry is widespread. Migration defines the process when substances from packaging are transferred to the product. These can be printing inks, ...


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Plasma - Adhesion with water-based adhesives


Willy Bader
07.11.2013

Laminated cardboard and paper surfaces are designed to look appealing and sophisticated. But it is often difficult to reliably bond these attractive surfaces without using high-grade, expensive, ...


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Plasma Activation for Bonding Counterweights in Washing Machines


Anja Lömker
05.11.2013

The structural bonding of polypropylene to counterweights made from polymer concrete was unveiled for the first time at the K2013 - an example of pretreatment and activation at the highest level. ...


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Desmearing drilled holes with Openair® plasma


Peter Langhof
04.11.2013

The manufacture of printed circuit boards is as diverse as the product itself and the requirements that the product is now required to satisfy. We are currently experiencing an exponential rise in ...


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LIFE SIENCE – the focus of Plasmatreat booth at K2013


Christian Buske
04.11.2013

At the K2013 Plasmatreat showcased over 30 applications of Openair® plasma in medical engineering alone.

The following themes attracted particular attention:

COST SAVING – ...


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Optimum processing of plastic packaging


Willy Bader
20.09.2013

More than 40% of the packaging used in the food industry is made from plastics – ranging from PE, PP, PET to new, complex composite materials and recyclables.

The ability to reliably ...


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Next generation: in-line process control of surface quality during the pretreatment of headlights


Joachim Schüßler
19.09.2013

The use of plasma to pretreat the seal areas during the manufacture of headlight housings was one of Plasmatreat’s earliest applications and has long been regarded as ...


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Safe tamper-evident seals for PE, glass and metal


Willy Bader
05.09.2013

Plasma treatment of PE or coated metal bottle closures (caps) prior to labeling is one of Plasmatreat's standard applications.

In a single step, the plasma treatment removes lubricant ...


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Plasma treatment for new combinations of materials in the automotive industry


Joachim Schüßler
05.09.2013

Openair® plasma has been used in over 100 successful applications in the automotive industry to date!

Increasingly, the industry needs to bond together materials with very different ...


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Optimum adhesion of polyurethane (PUR) foam to polypropylene (PP) plastic components


Anja Lömker
02.09.2013

The seals of domestic appliances such as tumble dryers need an extremely reliable adhesive bond to prevent any moisture penetration even after years of use – and this presents something of a ...


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Extreme dynamic stresses, long-time stable adhesion of counterweights in washing machines, example BSH Bosch Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH


Anja Lömker
27.08.2013

The domestic appliance industry is increasingly turning to elastic adhesives. This technology offers numerous advantages and a high degree of process flexibility compared with conventional ...


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