Parylene Coating Blog by Diamond-MT

Ruggedization and Conformal Coating

Posted by Sean Horn on Fri, Jan 05, 2018 @ 07:35 AM

Conformal coatings are non-conductive dielectric film-coverings applied over printed circuit boards (PCBs) to protect them from damage caused by chemical incursion, corrosion, current-leakage, dirt/dust, extreme temperatures, fungus, moisture, rain, salt-spray, wind and persistent, intensive vibrations both within and external to the device. These failure mechanisms can soon lead to PCB malfunction and eventual breakdown. Rugged coatings’ exceptional performance durability and versatility protect delicate, finely-tuned components.

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Military Conformal Coatings

Posted by Sean Horn on Fri, Nov 24, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

 

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Best Electronics Coatings

Posted by Sean Horn on Fri, Nov 17, 2017 @ 08:01 AM

Available in five basic material types, conformal coatings can be readily adapted as protective, insulating films for electronics. However, there can be some confusion about which type is best-suited for a specific use. Clearly defining the performance parameters for the component[s] to-be-coated helps coordinate the conformal film material with a unit’s functional requirements. Accurate assessment of environmental conditions like anticipated levels of corrosion, contact with foreign particulates, expected concentrations of moisture/salt spray, temperature fluctuations and vibrational range determine which coating type is best-suited to your electronics’ applications. Without appropriate protection, printed circuit boards (PCBs) and similar electronics will not survive harsh environments, and malfunction.

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Tags: electronic conformal coatings, electronics, rugged electronics, ruggedization, acrylic conformal coating, urethane conformal coating, conformal coating selection, parylene, silicone conformal coating, epoxy conformal coating

Ruggedizing UAV Electronics with Parylene

Posted by Sean Horn on Fri, May 05, 2017 @ 07:37 AM

The acronym UAV stands for an unmanned aerial vehicle, an aircraft piloted by remote control or onboard computers.  UAVs are an integral element of America’s unmanned aircraft system (UAS), consisting of three basic components:

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Ruggedizing COTS Electronics with Parylene

Posted by Sean Horn on Fri, Aug 26, 2016 @ 07:30 AM

Parylene Coatings and COTS Electronics

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Ruggedizing Electronics with Parylene

Posted by Sean Horn on Fri, Dec 04, 2015 @ 08:00 AM

Ruggedized Products

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