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How To Use Dyne Pens To Determine Surface Energy

Posted on May 16, 2017 by Maria Ceschan, Marketing Manager

In order for your glue to perform properly, it must be able to penetrate (or "wet") your substrates. Some substrates are more difficult to penetrate than others. This is a result of varying surface energies.

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How To Measure Dyne Levels In Substrates

Dyne Levels play a major role in proper adhesion, and here is why:

The Dyne Level of a material is called its surface energy. When glue is applied to a substrate, its “wettability” is impacted greatly by its surface energy and that of the substrate.  

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