Conformal coating facility: Equipment required

Posted by Sean Horn on Mon, Aug 13, 2012

Last time, we discussed the general requirements necessary to open a conformal coating facility.  Now I will discuss the equipment that is required in order to have a properly operating facility.

Conformal Coating Service: What to look for?

Posted by Sean Horn on Thu, Jun 28, 2012

After you have decided to outsource conformal coating, it is time to evaluate and decide on a vendor.  What criteria should you use to evaluate your potential vendors and how should you make a final decision? One thing to consider is the coating house’s experience level.  Developing solid procedures and processes for conformal coating take […]

Different ways to deal with solvents in conformal coatings

Posted by Sean Horn on Tue, May 29, 2012

Option 1: Regularly measure the solvent exposure to operators. Solvents can be used safely.  However, the exposure of the operator to the solvent fumes must be REGULARLY measured and RECORDED. This ensures a safe operating environment and if an OSHA problem does arise in the future, evidence exists to rule out the conformal coating process […]