Surface treatment Many processes have been developed to modify substrate surfaces, including flame, corona, and plasma treatments. These processes generally alter the physical or chemical properties of a thin surface layer without affecting bulk properties. Flame treatment Flame treatment is a basic plasma method for improving the adhesion properties of paper, paperboard, polymers and aluminium foils
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Dr. Johanna Lahti, Tampere University
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