Different Types of Parylene

Posted by Sean Horn on Fri, Oct 7, 2016

Parylene Varietals:  Matching Material to Purpose A common generic name for Poly-para-xylylene, parylene forms a protective plastic film when applied to substrate surfaces.  Application is achieved through a chemical vapor deposition (CVD) process in a vacuum, as a gas to targeted substrate surfaces.

Parylene C vs Parylene F

Posted by Sean Horn on Fri, Jun 3, 2016

Parylene C is the most widely used parylene type for conformal coatings.  It is classified as a poly-monochoro para-xylene, produced from dimer material, with one chlorine group per repeat unit on its main-chain phenyl ring. As a conformal coating, Type C can be deposited at room temperature via CVD.  The resulting film exhibits low chemical, moisture, […]

5 Common Misconceptions of Parylene

Posted by Sean Horn on Wed, Mar 11, 2015

In the course of our business applying parylene to a range of different products, our clients ask many questions. They also have a few consistent misconceptions. Here are the five biggest ones — and the facts to clear things up.