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Repairing Parylene Coated PCBs

Posted by Sean Horn on Fri, Sep 30, 2016

Parylene’s CVD method of application generates exceptionally lightweight yet durable conformal coatings, with superior barrier properties.  Compared to liquid processes, the effects of gravity and surface tension are negligible, so there is no bridging, thin-out, pinholes, puddling, run-off or sagging.

Disadvantages of Using Parylene on Electronics

Posted by Sean Horn on Fri, Sep 23, 2016

Despite parylene’s numerous benefits as a conformal coating, it has several disadvantages that should be recognized before it is used.  Failure mechanisms that can emerge from parylene coatings have limited its wider scale application in comparison to liquid conformal films such as acrylic, epoxy, silicon, and urethane.  In many situations, wet coatings can provide better […]

What is Parylene used for?

Posted by Sean Horn on Sun, Sep 18, 2016

What Is Parylene Conformal Coating?