Topic: Plasma pre-treatment for the strongest adhesion and coating. Plastic joining methods.

Innovations in alpine winter sports: plasma activation for securely bonding coatings, layers and edges on skis and snowboards

Ice and snow create big challenges for the quality of bonding in skis and snowboards. The quality of edges, for instance, is important for steering and for safety. Especially critical, because the total laminate is composed of many layers of material, is the reliable adhesion of layers and edges so they can withstand powerful forces.
As a pre-treatment, Openair® Plasma makes a unique contribution to meet the demands placed on Alpine sports gear. The adhesion capability of the generally non-polar materials is dramatically improved by plasma activation, which optimizes the integrity of the plastic laminates. The result is an increase in the durability and quality of winter sports gear.

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Plasmatreat UK Ltd.
D5 Culham Science Centre,
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
OX14 3DB
Great Britain

Phone: +44 1865 408324

Contact: Mr. Graham Porcas
grahamporcas@btconnect.com

 
The new revolution in the skiing world with plasma technology
Glasstec 2016
Glasstec 2016
International Trade Fair for Glass Processing, Production and Products

20. – 23. September 2016
Hall 11, Booth G46
Düsseldorf, Germany

Micronora 2016
International microtechnology and precision trade fair

27. – 30. September 2016
Micropolis / Parc des Expositions
Besancon Cedex, France

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