Technical Articles

Technical Articles

Electrolube - REACH legislation

Posted on 01 October 2009 by Electrolube FR DE BR RU

Electrolube, a division of H K Wentworth Limited, is a leading manufacturer of electro-chemicals for electronics and industrial manufacturing. Electrolube’s products are widely used for the manufacture and maintenance of electrical and electronic components worldwide. Research and development, quality and environmental concerns are fundamental to the Electrolube philosophy of providing the highest level of customer service. Recently, the level of support Electrolube provides for its customers has expanded, encompassing REACH.

REACH (Registration,…

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REACH legislation – effects outside of Europe

Posted on 01 October 2009 by Electrolube FR DE BR RU

Electrolube’s products are widely used for the manufacture and maintenance of electrical and electronic components worldwide. Research and development, quality and environmental concerns are fundamental to the Electrolube philosophy of providing the highest level of customer service. Recently, the level of support Electrolube provides for its customers has expanded, encompassing REACH. Read more >

Resins for potting and encapsulation in the electronics and electrical industries

Posted on 01 October 2009 by Electrolube FR DE

Resins used for these applications can be of various chemical types. Epoxy resins have been widely used for many years – they are generally hard and tough and exhibit low shrinkage on cure. They are characterised by an excellent level of mechanical properties, good high temperature performance and good adhesion to a wide variety of substrates – chemical resistance is also good. The cross-linking or curing process generally takes place slowly especially where small volumes of resin are involved. Fast cure hardeners can be used but these generate…

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