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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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Improvement of adhesion of UV inks on glass by plasma


Bas Buser
19.05.2015

After a long research and development time the adhesion of UV-curing inks on glass by digital printing can now be improved. For this purpose, the glass first gets cleaned by Openair® plasma so ...


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Plasmatreat at Mimaki UV event in Amsterdam


Bas Buser
13.01.2015

The leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers Mimaki has organized an UV event in Amsterdam where people from the sign industry were invited to get informed about trends and developments ...


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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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„Plasma Tube“ pretreats 1024 different seal geometries in record time


Joachim Schüßler
29.08.2014

Plasma Tube was developed to make the already very rapid plasma pretreatment process even more efficient when manufacturing a wide variety of different seal profiles.

The new station can ...


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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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Activation before applying solder mask


Peter Langhof
17.06.2014

Especially at high circuit boards there is the risk of the paint to be very thin at their edges. More precisely, the coating thickness at the edge radius is very low especially at reduced ...


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Plasma in digital printing processes on INPRINT 2014


Bas Buser
07.05.2014

The INPRINT is the first exhibition devoted exclusively to the topic of printing in industrial processes. To demonstrate the enhanced surface wettability after treatment with plasma Plasmatreat has...


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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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Dialysis – assured by plasma


Christian Buske
17.01.2014

It’s all a matter of getting the dose right.

Openair® plasma must be metered with utmost precision during the pretreatment of highly sensitive hollow fibers, such as those used in ...


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Rising quality standards and ever-increasing demands for improved service life and durability


Joachim Schüßler
15.11.2013

The impression gained from Bondexpo in Stuttgart and K-2013 in Düsseldorf is that this year, trade fair visitors are noticeably well-prepared and targeted in their questioning.

The latest...


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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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Rapid changeover times and easy servicing


Joachim Schüßler
07.11.2013

As our latest generation of plasma systems showcased at the K2013 plastics trade show demonstrated, we have hit the mark in terms of market requirements and expectations.
Nowadays, processes ...


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OPENAIR®-PLASMA TREATMENT OF LARGE PANELS


Bas Buser
05.11.2013

During the K-Show 2013 we got lots of interest in our Openair®-Plasma tool for cleaning and activating of large panel surfaces. This Openair®-Plasma tool for treatment of large panels is a ...


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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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LIVELY DISCUSSION AT INDUSTRY GATHERING IN BIRKENFELD


Christian Buske
04.11.2013

A large number of medical engineering specialists attended a seminar in Birkenfeld in October (part of the Akzept series of events) to discuss industry trends and new opportunities for plasma ...


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NEW: Digital printing on large panels at high throughput speeds of up to 55m/min


Bas Buser
26.09.2013

Digital printing offers manufacturers of furniture panels and parts virtually unlimited design flexibility. Wood effects, patterns or photographs can be printed onto different base materials to ...


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Plastics in medical engineering – reliable plasma processes for manufacturing syringes, bags, packaging materials, components, devices ...


Willy Bader
21.09.2013

In medical engineering it is particularly important to ensure that products and devices are safely processed. High-engineered polymers such as PS (polystyrene), PEEK (polyether ketone) or PC ...


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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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Outstanding adhesion of environmentally friendly casein adhesives to PE containers


Willy Bader
17.09.2013

When wet labeling PE bottles, complex pretreatments are required to ensure that conventional casein-based adhesives form a reliable bond.

Openair® plasma treatment creates a consistently ...


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Atmospheric plasma treatment: Dry sterilization of food packaging


Willy Bader
05.09.2013

When packing food items such as dairy products, even minute levels of contamination by germs, bacteria and fungi can cause major problems. Plastic containers must be sterilized immediately before ...


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Applying conductive traces to plastic housings with the new FPC® process


Peter Langhof
05.09.2013

The FPC (fine powder coating) process pre-cleans and activates components in a single, environmentally-friendly operation, then selectively deposits metallic coatings in a matter of ...


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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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