Production Key stages: De-masking

De-masking is the process of removing the masking that leads to the next stage of Finishing.

Some factors that damage the conformal coating finish due to the de-masking process include:

  • Masking removal when the tapes etc are removed
  • Shadowing effects preventing coating reaching the right areas.
  • Quality of coating being not up to standard
  • Masking leakage where the coating has bled under the masking materials.

The amount and type of finishing required depends on several factors such as:

  • Standards
  • Work instructions
  • Coating defects
  • Operator skill
  • Degree of cure

Read more on Conformal Coating Processing: De-Masking and Finishing

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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