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

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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Corona Treatment Systems – Overcoming the Effects of Heat and Humidity

As you know, moisture is an enemy of electronic components. Consequently, with summer’s high heat and humidity, even the best corona treatment equipment will benefit from some simple maintenance. Ozone is a by-product of corona treatment and is easily handled with 3DT’s robust ozone exhaust and filtration equipment. However, in extremely hot and humid conditions […]

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The Engineering Behind 3DT’s Most Sophisticated System Yet- PolyDyne Pro

For Unparalleled Corona Treatment The PolyDyne PRO is the latest product from 3DT. This new, highly advanced corona generator takes queues from the original PolyDyne as well as our successful plasma generators to make the PolyDyne PRO our most powerful, sophisticated and robust system to date. The PolyDyne PRO can either be voltage controlled as […]

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