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Finding the Most Predictive Cleanliness Validation Test for Zero Defect Manufacturing

This webinar takes a deep dive into the most commonly used surface quality evaluation methods and holds their feet to the fire.



Originally presented: October 27, 2020
Duration: 1 hour
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Overview

For an adhesion and cleaning process control method to be truly effective it must completely fulfill two large criteria. It must have a precise measurement mechanism and it must be easily scalable throughout a production process.

Outmoded testing methods such as dyne solutions, water break tests and tape peel tests are either ineffective, destructive, inappropriate for use in production, or all three. Rapid non-destructive, objective and data-driven surface quality inspection that is sensitive to the minute surface properties that meaningfully affect manufacturing processes is vital to a fully optimized production process.

This webinar takes a deep dive into the most commonly used surface quality evaluation methods and holds their feet to the fire. Register to learn why manufacturers need a powerful testing system to conduct preventive maintenance as opposed to reacting to crises as they arise in their cleaning, coating, bonding, painting, sealing and printing processes.

Key Takeaways

  • Gain a compendium of surface quality evaluation methods comparing and contrasting each
  • Understand which conditions are required for ideal adhesion and how to achieve them
  • Get an appreciation of what process variables need to be controlled and how to design those quality assurances at the earliest stages of development
  • Learn how to implement surface control tools for complete process monitoring of all cleaning and treatment operations

Speaker

Elizabeth Kidd, Materials Scientist, BTG Labs

Elizabeth Kidd is a materials scientist for BTG Labs based in San Jose, California focusing on surface chemistry and adhesion applications in manufacturing. Elizabeth works closely with companies across many industries to help solve complex cleaning and adhesion issues, and she specializes in precision cleaning applications and coating analysis. She earned her B.S. in chemistry from the University of Cincinnati and achieved qualifications in specialized surface chemical analysis techniques from the University of Surrey in England.