Alternative materials to traditional liquid conformal coatings

Surface modified by a  fluoropolymer conformal coatingAside from traditional liquid coatings, Parylene and fluorochemical materials serve as potential coating alternatives.

Parylene is used in a dry process wherein the coating is deposited in a gas vacuum chamber.

On the other hand, fluoropolymer surface modifiers are ultra thin coatings that are applied at a few microns in thickness.

Two of the most popular types of this ultra thin conformal coatings are

  • liquid materials that dry onto the substrate
  • materials which are applied in a partial vacuum deposition

Read more on Alternative Coatings: Overview

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Nexus brings together the accumulated knowledge of a group of conformal coating and electronics material dispensing consultants who provide a unique service, focused on helping electronics manufacturing clients improve their conformal coating and electronics materials processes.

Nexus operate across North America, Europe and Asia and can provide a unique perspective to the rapidly growing conformal coating and electronics materials industry. Expertise is held in liquid and parylene coating, capital equipment sales and specifications and material, equipment and process specification, troubleshooting and training.

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