Surface Adhesion

Surface adhesion and the mechanical interaction of surfaces are greatly influenced by frictional forces and electrostatic potentials between molecules on two surfaces. Plasma cleaning removes nanoscale organic contamination and increases surface hydrophilicity, which are critical for enhance surface adhesion to other films and coatings.


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PhD Dissertation

Forster D. "Oberflächenuntersuchungen Zur Verbesserung Der Haftung Zwischen Einem Silikon-Polyurethan-Copolymer-Gewebe Und Nickel-Titan-Stents (Surface Testings for the Improvement of the Adhesion between a Silicone PU Copolymer Fabric and a Nickel Titanium Stents)" PhD diss., 2002.

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