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Potting and Encapsulation Resins: Cutting Though the Technical Jargon

Posted on 16 November 2018 by Electrolube FR
Tags: Resins, Potting Compound, How-To

Potting and Encapsulation Resins: Cutting Though the Technical Jargon

You only have to visit the Resin page on the Electrolube website to find out that resins come in many forms with a list of properties that would challenge even a chemist graduate!  Well, I do appreciate that most PCB manufacturers have little time to dwell on the subtleties – they just want a resin that will do the job. But with so many products on offer, how do you find time to wade through the jargon, make your choice and be confident that it will perform as expected?

Unquestionably,…

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How to Avoid Conformal Coatings Failures - As Told By Coatings Expert Phil Kinner

Posted on 01 October 2018 by Electrolube DE
Tags: Conformal Coatings, FAQ, Knowledge

How to Avoid Conformal Coatings Failures - As Told By Coatings Expert Phil Kinner

In this, the first of what I hope will become a useful series of ‘how to’ blogs on the selection and application of conformal coatings, I’m going to explore why conformal coatings sometimes fail in service; in particular, why they fail, and the steps that you can take to avoid failure in the first place.

Here at Electrolube, we produce some of the best – perhaps the best – electro-chemicals and circuit protection products on the market. But while we take great care in our…

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Phase Change Materials: A Practical Addition To Your Thermal Management Options

Posted on 27 June 2018 by Electrolube
Tags: Thermal management, FAQ, Knowledge Base, TPM, LED Industry

Thermal Management

Over the past few months, I have been exploring the subject of thermal management materials and solutions – why we use them in the first place, what materials and methods are available to us, how we apply them and what the limitations are of these materials, as we put them to the test in real world applications. In these columns you may have noticed more than a passing reference to a new generation of thermal management solutions…

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How To Clean Electrical Contacts

Posted on 22 May 2018 by Electrolube
Tags: How-To, Cleaning, Contacts

Electrical Contacts

Electrical contacts have been an integral part of Electrolube’s history, with the very first of our products designed to lubricate and enhance the performance of electrical contacts. This has developed over the years to include a wide range of specialist electronic cleaning and lubrication products, formulated to aid with the manufacture and maintenance of electronics and their PCBs.

Included in this range is a selection of contact cleaners and solutions.

Depending on your individual application, you may choose from a number of…

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How BSI training and advice helped award winning company HK Wentworth transition early to the new standard for the automotive industry, IATF 16949

Posted on 17 January 2018 by Electrolube
Tags: Electrolube

“BSI offered outstanding advice on areas where we needed to do a little bit more to meet the new requirements”

Ron Jakeman,Managing Director, HK Wentworth

The business in brief

Founded some 75 years ago, Leicestershire-based electrochemicals company HK Wentworth is a global manufacturer supplying the aerospace, automotive, LED lighting, and IT and office equipment sectors. A medium-sized business, it won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade in 2016. It has worked with BSI since the…

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