Production Key stages in Conformal Coating: Masking

Sealing a circuit ready for dip conformal coating using masking tape and latexIn conformal coating, some components and printed circuit board locations must remain uncoated due to the nature of the coating.

The purpose of masking is to prevent the application of conformal coating on components that need to be clear.

There are several masking techniques using various masking materials including:

  • Masking Dots and Tapes
  • Liquid Latex
  • Masking Boots

In general, making a circuit board for conformal coating can be a straightforward process. However, the skills required need to be learnt.

Read more at Conformal Coating Processing: Masking

Who is Nexus?

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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