Ask The Expert: Gordon Watson, SMS Automation, Conformal Coating Equipment on Key Conformal Coating Material Challenges

“Our greatest Challenge is establishing good communication at an early stage with the key decision makers to determine the critical factors such as material specification, performance and requirements. Customers should also think of future needs when discussing conformal coating application systems rather than limit their choices to what is available on a standard machine.”

“Our skill is in combining machine building and automation skills with knowledge of the process of conformal coating and so it is important that we obtain a thorough understanding of our customers’ requirements and quickly formalise them into a  plan as quickly as possible.”

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Ask The Expert: Gordon Watson, Advanced Coating robotics, Conformal Coating Dip Systems on Key Conformal Coating Inspection Challenges

“When considering the finish of the circuit board and what the quality of the coating is like we find customers perceptions and ours can vary. This is generally down to preconceived ideas of what a good quality coating should look like.”

“The standards state that when dipped a PCB can have coating dripping at a corner and have bubbles within. However, many customers don’t like this. The problem is that to reduce the dripping effect tends to have a knock on affect on the rest of the quality of the PCB like conformal coating thickness. So, educating the customer on what they should be inspecting and what is acceptable is key for the conformal coating inspection process

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Introducing Nexus Associate Expert: Gordon Watson, ACR (Advanced Coating Robotics Ltd)

Gordon is the Managing Director of Advanced Coating Robotics Ltd (ACR) and SMS Automation Ltd and has over 30 years’ experience of Control Engineering including machine automation and process control across a wide range of industries.  He has worked as an engineer, sales manager and business owner and has applied his expertise into generating complex inline dip coating systems for conformal coating of Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the design and implementation of the machines and understanding customer’s needs.

Each Month as part of the Nexus Newsletter a panel of experts are asked their opinions on a challenging area in conformal coating. Their responses are published to help others solve their issues.

The Experts for Conformal Coating come from a range of backgrounds and areas allowing a wide scope for knowledge transfer.

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Please note that all of the Associate conformal coating technical experts express their own opinions free of charge and have no financial affiliation to Nexus.  Any opinions expressed by the experts is not the viewpoint of Nexus3c Ltd.

Conformal Coating Suppliers In the Spotlight: Advanced Coating Robotics Ltd (ACR)

Advanced Coating Robotics Ltd (ACR) exhibit their Conformal Coating Inline Dip Coating systems in China and India this Autumn

ACR, a UK owned company, are looking to take their expertise in the design and manufacture of inline conformal coating dipping machines into the Asian markets where volume manufacture make the systems an ideal solution for the right design on PCB.

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ACR Join the NEW Conformal Coating Suppliers Request A Quotation Service launched by Nexus3C

Advanced Coating Robotics Ltd (ACR) have joined the NEW Conformal Coating Suppliers Request A Quotation Service launched by Nexus3C which starts end of May 2012.

Advanced Coating Robotics offer complete turnkey automated conformal coating solutions including selective robotic spray and dispense systems and fully automated inline and batch dip conformal coating equipment.Both companies being British means that all of the design and manufacture is completed in the UK to ensure top quality results.

Nexus3C are to start the NEW conformal coating quotation service from end of May where customers can request quotations for equipment, materials, subcontract coating services, training and consultancy from MULTIPLE companies who wish to participate in the scheme.

Nexus then forward the information AUTOMATICALLY to the subscribed conformal coating suppliers so that independent quotations can be received. Nexus are paid through a subscription service and do not filter the information in any way. The information entered through the Request A Quotation Form is passed automatically without fitlering to each of the indicated partners so that complete fairness to both suppliers and the customers can be achieved.

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SCH Technologies joins Nexus3C Conformal Coating Supplier Database

SCH Technologies has joined the Nexus3C Supplier Database which will launch at the beginning of June 2012.

SCH offer the complete global conformal coating solution providing conformal coating systems & equipment, Humiseal conformal coatings, subcontract conformal coating service for liquids and Parylene XY, turnkey solutions, troubleshooting, consultancy and training.

The Conformal Coating Supplier Database brings together manufacturers of conformal coating equipment and materials, conformal coating service providers, distributors, training suppliers and consultants all in one easy to use searchable index system.

All of the data provided is provided by the suppliers themselves in a constrained format to allow users to find information quickly and efficiently.

All information stored on this database is non sales based as far as possible and provided by the companies to be used. Nexus3C takes no responsibility for the content or the accuracy, relevance or correctness of the data within the documents, videos and other media. If any issues arise regarding the content please contact Nexus immediately so that we can address the issue.

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Advanced Coating Robotics (ACR) joins Nexus3C Conformal Coating Supplier Database

Advanced Coating Robotics (ACR) has joined the Nexus3C Supplier Database which will launch at the beginning of June 2012. ACR are a manufacturer of medium and large volume conformal coating equipment & systems with both R&D and design capabilities.

The Conformal Coating Supplier Database brings together manufacturers of conformal coating equipment and materials, conformal coating service providers, distributors, training suppliers and consultants all in one easy to use searchable index system.

All of the data provided is provided by the suppliers themselves in a constrained format to allow users to find information quickly and efficiently.

All information stored on this database is non sales based as far as possible and provided by the companies to be used. Nexus3C takes no responsibility for the content or the accuracy, relevance or correctness of the data within the documents, videos and other media. If any issues arise regarding the content please contact Nexus immediately so that we can address the issue.

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