Troubleshooting: Fisheyes

fisheye defects found on a conformal coated circuit boardFisheyes is a localized de-wetting defect that looks like craters on the surface of the conformal coating.

These are normally caused by a contaminant that was present on the surface before the conformal coating application.

Cleaning the surface of the circuit board is crucial in preventing the fisheye defect.

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