Plasma & Corona Treatment Blog

Contributors

Alex Kiel

Alex Kiel

Electrical Engineer at 3DT LLC, 9 years BS EE Milwaukee School of Engineering, MSOE

Florian Brehmer

Florian Brehmer

CTO at SOFTAL Corona & Plasma GmbH, Germany, 8 years PhD in Applied Plasma Physics, Tech. University Eindhoven, the Netherlands

Gary Kohlnhofer

Gary Kohlnhofer

Sales Engineer 3DT LLC, 15 years BS ECE University of Wisconsin – Madison

Dave Henke

Dave Henke

Electrical Engineering Technician
3DT LLC, 7 years
AAS Electrical Engineer Milwaukee Area Technical College

What is the process for purchasing a surface treatment system from 3DT?

The Purchasing Process Involves Strong Communication, Teamwork and Creativity By Gary Kohlnhofer & Nick Anton 3DT strives to find a highly effective and dependable solution for every client’s unique surface treatment application and adhesion challenge. Whether that solution lies in our line of standard products or engineered through our application development process, we utilize a […]

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Reviewing Surface Treatments: Decorating, Printing and Bonding on Plastic IS Possible

This plastic bottle has been plasma-treated in the center only. Note how the ink bonds to the surface where treated but beads up where the bottle was not treated. From Plastics Decorating Magazine’s Enews July 2020 By Gary Kohlnhofer, Senior Sales Engineer, 3DT LLC Polymers have many useful properties, making them the material of choice. […]

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Finding the Sweet Spot and the Right Corona Treater for Polypropylene

Corona treating is an efficient and cost-effective way of raising the wettability, bonding-properties, and surface tension of polypropylene products. Corona treatment can effectively improve bonding on a wide range of materials that show poor or no adhesion to media such as printing inks, paints, coating, and adhesives. Because of corona treatment’s flexible nature, it can […]

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See the Newest Offerings in Corona & Plasma Treatment at K 2019

Is a trip to Germany to visit the K 2019 “World’s No. 1 Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber” in your schedule for next month?  Then plan to stop by and see us at the upcoming K 2019 show in Dusseldorf, Germany from October 16th-23rd,  2019.  We will be available to discuss the latest offerings […]

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Principle of the MultiDyne: Gliding Arc Discharge

The MultiDyne system operates using the gliding arc discharge principle.  The electrode arrangement is the key to this type of discharge.  As shown in the diagram, the arc forms at the closest distance between the electrodes.  The electrodes are curved to allow the arc to travel between them while increasing in size.  The arc however […]

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3DT’s Updated Plasma System: Smart Technology, Adjustable Power Levels

Read About the Advances and Advantages of 3DT’s New Plasma System 3DT’s hardworking, classic plasma treatment system for 3-D parts, PlasmaDyne, has been thoroughly updated as a part of the company’s effort toward continual technological improvement and meeting the needs of the industry. Updates include the newest in electrical engineering, components and design. Renamed PlasmaDyne […]

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