The first step in evaluating plasma solutions is to do a test study. In a test study, the client provides sample materials for our lab to perform a simple screening test and evaluation of the impact of plasma on surface quality. As an example, in a material activation test study, we would measure surface energy before and after plasma activation and document the difference between the two surface states. In all cases, we provide a detailed report and summary of recommendations to our client.
The plasma test study is used as a way to gather data to evaluate suitability of plasma in your manufacturing process. We perform plasma test studies for plasma etching, plasma cleaning and plasma deposition processes as well as plasma activation.