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How to Increase Substrate Surface Energy

As discussed in a recent blog, low energy substrates are gaining popularity in many manufacturing processes. These substrates offer benefits, such as durability, flexibility and cost effectiveness. Yet while adhesives have been adapting to challenges that low surface energy poses, these substrates also can adjust. Take a look at certain ways to increase their surface …

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Low Surface Energy Trend, How Adhesives are Adapting

As low surface energy materials gain popularity in many manufacturing processes, it’s important to understand their impact on adhesives and how adhesives are adapting. Why Use Low Surface Energy Materials? These materials offer manufacturers several benefits, including: Durability Flexibility Moisture and heat resistance Cost effectiveness In particular, these materials include: Polypropylene Polyethylene Teflon Other thermoplastic polyolefins …

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