Culver City, CA, August 22, 2005 — The company announced today a major research and development effort on treating advanced polymers. Atmospheric plasma treatment of performance materials, such as Teflon, Ultam, Zytel, and PEEK, has already captured the interest of many customers.
For demanding applications in medical devices, consumer electronics, and defense, Surfx tools are consistently providing end users with the most effective solution for adhesion, coating uniformity, and high-performance chemical enhancement of surfaces. Robert Hicks, CEO of Surfx, has this to say of the companyÕs latest R&D objective: ÒWe continue to see dramatic improvements in the speed and performance of our products. I am confident that atmospheric plasma tools will become the industry standard for polymer surface activation. Our renewed focus in this area should be a catalyst to help bring about this change.