Technical Articles

Technical Articles

Conformal Coating of Printed Circuit Boards

Posted on 01 October 2009 by Electrolube FR DE BR RU

Newly manufactured and cleaned printed circuit boards will generally perform well electrically, but performance will quickly deteriorate due to adsorption of atmospheric moisture, contamination of the surface with airborne ionic material, electrostatic attraction of dust to the surface, condensation etc. In order to avoid these problems boards for more demanding and high specification applications are often conformally coated as the last stage of manufacture.

Conformal coatings are normally applied to circuit boards by dipping or spraying,…

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Industry Standards

Posted on 01 October 2009 by Electrolube FR DE BR RU

Many Electrolube products are approved to international standards, including European and American military specifications. Such standards define the properties of a product in specified applications and environments.

Many other standards and test methods are used throughout the development, qualification and use of Electrolube products. These include various IEC, ASTM, BSI and IPC test methods to identify the properties and performance of Electrolube products throughout all areas of the electronics industry.

There is a vast range…

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