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 […]

Silicone Conformal Coating offers many benefits

Posted by Sean Horn on Mon, Jun 4, 2012

Silicone conformal coating is becoming an increasingly popular choice for conformal coating applications.  Because of its high temperature capabilities, moisture protection, and ease of application/rework, people are strongly considering silicone coatings for their projects.

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 […]