Electrotechnic Products Blog

Holiday Testing: Overview and Links to Standards and Guides

Posted by Ritesh Patel on Feb 25, 2016 2:07:11 PM

Holiday testing is a non-destructive test method applied on protective coatings to detect unacceptable discontinuities that affect the integrity of linings such as pinholes and voids. The test involves checking an electric circuit to see if there is insufficient coating to resist the electrical charge and current flows to complete the circuit.  If electrical flow is detected then it indicates the presence of a pinhole or a holiday (discontinuity).  Holiday testing is also known as continuity testing. 

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Corona Treatment applications  in Microfluidics

Posted by Ritesh Patel on Feb 9, 2016 11:05:27 AM

What is Microfluidics and Lab-on-a chip technology?

As many researchers already know, Microfluidics is a fast growing multi-disciplinary field involving the precise control and manipulation of fluids in narrow channels on devices in the fields of analytical chemistry, molecular biology, genomics, and proteomics. It also has emerging clinical applications for personalized point-of-care medicine.

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Topics: Corona Treatment, Microfluidics

What is Corona Treatment and how can it help you?

Posted by Ajay Gupta on Dec 15, 2015 5:08:00 PM

Have you ever had an issue adhering, gluing or bonding to plastic?  Have you tried a number of solutions and methods but haven’t been successful in manipulating the surface tension, of your material, in order to proceed with applications such as laminating, printing or painting.

Well there is good news, corona treatment may be a possible solution to your problem.  Here you will be able to obtain a basic understanding of corona surface treatment, how it works and if it’s right for you.



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Topics: Corona Treatment