Good preparation is essential!

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In order to guarantee the quality of a bonding process it is essential to inspect and monitor measuring systems and the ambient conditions. For example, the ambient temperature and humidity must be monitored and any balances and measuring systems for processing two-component adhesives must be regularly checked. The measuring systems also include, for example, the devices for checking the irradiation intensity of curing equipment. Regarding the monitoring of equipment, special attention must be put on equipment for applying and curing adhesives. Besides testing their functioning, aspects such as maintenance and the training of personnel must be specified and if necessary also documented. The monitoring of test equipment covers devices used in all phases of the bonding process and includes machines for the destructive testing of bonded joints and surface analysis equipment. Fraunhofer IFAM experts in the monitoring of measuring systems and test equipment are on hand to assist you here and provide customized advice.