Technical Articles

Technical Articles

Time for Change: New Products Reduce your Carbon Footprint and Tax

Posted on 09 May 2014 by Electrolube DE

At the pinnacle of environmental concern is the emission of greenhouse gases and their immediate and long term effects on our planet. Over the years, many changes have taken place to ensure the products we use do not have a detrimental effect on the environment. With governments from around the world combining their efforts, legislations such as the Montreal and Kyoto Protocols have had an enormous impact; as well as significantly reducing environmentally hazardous pollutants they have also altered the way we think and work. Read more >

Conformal Coating – Selection, Best Practice and Future Trends

Posted on 03 October 2013 by Electrolube DE

Conformal coatings are protective lacquers used within the electronics industry to protect printed circuit boards (PCBs) and eliminate failures caused by exposure to a variety of environmental conditions. Such conditions can include airborne ionic material, atmospheric moisture and the electrostatic attraction of dust. In more challenging environments however protection from chemicals, extreme humidity or even corrosive atmospheres, such as salt mist, may be required. The coatings are designed to ‘conform’ to the contours of the board, protecting all areas to which they are applied and thereby extended the working life of the PCB. Read more >

Reducing the Impact of Chemical Products in the Electronics Sector

Posted on 09 March 2012 by Electrolube FR DE

Chemical use within the electronics industry is extensive – what improvements can be made? Concerns regarding chemical use are on the rise; whether it is a result of REACH and/or other regulations or just simply an increased awareness of operator safety and environmental impact, changes are definitely occurring. Organisations are on the lookout for greener, more user-friendly products and processes, whilst maintaining high levels of performance and production throughput. Read more >