Robotic Flame Treatment Video for Automotive Plastics

Apr 15th, 2011 | By | Category: Automotive, Field Applications

Flame plasma systems are often integrated with robotics for precise treatment patterns.  With a multi-axis robot treatment paths can be designed to meet a wide range of requirements for a variety of parts. A new video shows how flame treatment is used to treat an automobile dashboard made of EVA. Parts are scanned by the operator, […]


Silicone adhesion on photovolatic modules

Mar 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Automotive, Field Applications, Solar

The solar industry is one of the fastest growing segments in the converting industry. As companies work to increase the efficiency and reduce the cost of photovoltaic modules they are encountering the need to join surfaces of different materials. Atmospheric plasma is a viable solution for many of these adhesion challenges as it is easily […]


Plasma treatment improves silicone adhesive performance

Feb 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Automotive, Field Applications

Hella Australia Pty Ltd specializes in automotive lighting equipment and accessories for the most sophisticated new cars in the world. When they needed to improve silicone adhesive adhesion for a Toyota Camry headlamp assembly they found an atmospheric plasma treatment system solved the problem. The challenge was to improve adhesion on a glue track for a polypropylene headlamp. High temperature […]


Optimizing Adhesion to Automotive Plastics

Dec 17th, 2008 | By | Category: Automotive, Field Applications

Surface Modification Techniques for Optimizing Adhesion to Automotive Plastics examines the benefits of using surface treatment technology on low polarity plastics commonly used in the automotive industry.