flame treating

flame treating

[′flām ‚trēd·iŋ]
(engineering)
A method of rendering inert thermoplastic objects receptive to inks, lacquers, paints, or adhesives, in which the object is bathed in an open flame to promote oxidation of the surface.

flame treating

A method of rendering inert thermoplastic objects receptive to inks, lacquers, paints, adhesives, etc., by bathing them in an open flame to promote oxidation of the surface.
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Flame treating, induction hardening, or ion nitriding can improve wear resistance, but generally these techniques won't help a screw stand up to really aggressive conditions.
The purpose of corona treating, plasma treating and flame treating is to improve the wettability and adhesion characteristics between plastic films or flexible substrates to inks, coatings and laminations.
Preparing the Surface covers the very important first steps of painting scenery - flame treating the fabric, priming the surface, applying a base coat and transferring drawings onto the panels for painting.
New products include Panel Master for degating and flame treating rocker panels and bumpers; PET preform take-out and cooling systems; and automated thin-film insertion, automated coil housing processing system, and dashboard assembly system, all for the automotive market.
Screen-printing equipment for semiautomatic and multicolor fully automatic applications, small and large pad printers, hot-stamping equipment, hot-air drying conveyors, flame treating equipment, and ultraviolet ink-curing systems.
Screen-printing equipment for semi-automatic and multicolor fully automatic applications, small and large pad printers, hot-stamping equipment, hot-air drying conveyors, flame treating equipment, and ultraviolet ink-curing systems.
A combination of flame treating and chemical coupling is a new way to surface treat 3D polyolefin parts.
FTS LLC subsidiary developed the Cirqual burner, which creates a "3D" flame said to be more effective in flame treating complex part shapes.
A small, open-atmosphere plasma-treating system is designed to replace popular flame treating of small plastic parts before painting.