Plasma & Corona Treatment Blog

Contributors

Alex Kiel

Alex Kiel

Electrical Engineer
3DT LLC, 10 years
BS EE Milwaukee School of Engineering, MSOE

Dave Henke

Dave Henke

Associate Electrical Engineer
3DT LLC, 8 years
AAS Electrical Engineer Milwaukee Area Technical College

Florian Brehmer

CTO at SOFTAL Corona & Plasma GmbH, Germany, 9 years PhD in Applied Plasma Physics, Tech. University Eindhoven, the Netherlands

Next Generation PlasmaDyne Designed for Smart Manufacturing

3DT’s Newly Updated Plasma Treatment System – Ethernet I/P Ready and Ready to Ship Germantown, WI  The PlasmaDyne Pro 100 has been updated to provide the same reliable atmospheric plasma surface treatment but with many new control features. This new plasma system is part of our proven PlasmaDyne series with our powerful, time-tested plasma technology. […]

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What is the HeliDyne System?

The HeliDyne system by 3DT LLC is an innovation in surface treatment technology designed to enhance the adhesion of a broad range of substrates. Our state-of-the-art system redefines the possibilities in surface treatment capabilities. With over 30 years of experience in corona and plasma treatment, 3DT LLC has become a leading force in technological advancements […]

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How Long Do The Effects of Corona and Plasma Surface Treatment Last?

Atmospheric plasma and corona treatments are electrical surface treatments used to improve a material’s surface properties for downstream printing, bonding, and adhesion applications. The effects of surface treatments can last hours, weeks, or years depending on the type of material treated, the applied treatment, and the conditions in which the treated material is stored. For […]

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Guide to Plasma Surface Treatment and Corona Surface Treatment in Medical Device, Pharma, and Labware Manufacturing

Click to Expand Medical practitioners are increasingly utilizing plastics in their devices and instruments due to the material’s versatility, quick processing, light weight, bio-compatibility, sterility and price point. Plasma and corona surface treatment are an ideal fit for medical, pharmaceutical, and labware manufacturing. Once surface treated the value of inexpensive polymer parts greatly increases due […]

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How Surface Treatment Functionalizes & Activates Difficult Bonding Surfaces

Click to Expand Many secondary processes prior to decorating and bonding require strong adhesion to be successful. However, certain substrates have insufficient surface energy for creating the required bond strength. To bond these types of challenging materials, surface treatment such as plasma or corona treatment significantly improve adhesion. This article will discuss some of the […]

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8 Facts About Plasma Surface Treatment

3DT has manufactured corona and plasma treatment systems for over 30 years. Our solutions enhance the surface characteristics in materials and components, including adhesion, bond strength, cell culture growth, cleanliness, and wettability. We offer a broad range of standard and custom options in our PlasmaDyne Pro series for use in customer facilities that accommodate a […]

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