Comparing Parylene Removal Techniques

Posted by Advanced Coating on Nov 25, 2020 10:20:33 AM

There are many techniques available for removing parylene conformal coating, but not all were created equal. Today we'll compare some of your top options for parylene removal and help you decide which choice is right for your job.

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Tetrahydrofuran (THF) for Parylene Removal

Posted by Advanced Coating on Nov 20, 2020 3:15:55 PM

Although parylene removal techniques exist, parylene remains among the most stubborn of the conformal coatings, which means that removal techniques must be carefully chosen. One option is tetrahydrofuran (THF), which involves multiple steps dependent on the thickness and location of the conformal coating.

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What to Know About MicroBlasting

Posted by Advanced Coating on May 1, 2020 11:18:24 AM

As a conformal coating known for its reliability and longevity, parylene wasn't designed to come off easily. However, certain techniques can make removal safe, effective, and cost-efficient. Read on to find out why MicroBlasting might be your best option.

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The Basics of Parylene Removal

Posted by Advanced Coating on Apr 19, 2020 1:13:59 PM

Parylene is among the strongest, safest, and most reliable conformal coatings. It can coat surfaces of many sizes and shapes, all while performing under even the most extreme conditions. Naturally, this is excellent while the coating is doing its job--but how do you remove something designed to be so strong and permanent? Today we'll cover parylene removal, which techniques to avoid, and what you need to know.

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Parylene Optical Properties, Explained

Posted by Advanced Coating on Mar 27, 2020 1:48:45 PM

Parylene coating has applications that range from space travel to the creation of prosthetic limbs. As a result, it must be strong and reliable. Still, it must also be subtle--that is, capable of doing its work without interrupting the function or purpose of the substrate material. The good news is that thanks to a long list of impressive optical properties, parylene coating never gets in the way, even when high levels of precision are required to maintain safety, health, or accuracy standards.

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Using Parylene for Delicate Projects

Posted by Advanced Coating on Mar 10, 2020 12:52:44 PM

Before you can decide exactly how to utilize parylene for your next project, you need to know all about this conformal coating--including its optical properties. Here's a closer look at what you can expect from parylene.

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When Parylene Coating Cracks

Posted by Jake Hinojoza on Feb 3, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Conformal coatings like parylene are relied on everywhere, from aerospace to the doctor's office--so it's important that these coatings are trustworthy. One problem that can arise is called "cracking," and it can be a big issue if not taken care of properly. Let our conformal coating experts explain.

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Which Conformal Coating Application is Right For You?

Posted by Advanced Coating on Jan 31, 2020 7:35:57 AM

There are all kinds of conformal coating application techniques available, and each seems specific to a particular type of job or need. How do you know which is right for you? Today we'll give you an overview of some common options and help you make this important decision calmly and confidently.

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What is Dip Coating?

Posted by Advanced Coating on Jan 27, 2020 2:09:06 PM

You have a lot of options when it comes to conformal coating: which type to use, what process to try, and what steps to take. It can all start to feel a little overwhelming after a while. Today we're here to make things a little easier by explaining one conformal coating option: dip coating.

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Silicone, Urethane, or Acrylic?

Posted by Advanced Coating on Jan 7, 2020 10:02:47 AM

With so many types of conformal coatings, each being effective for specific job types, it can quickly become overwhelming to choose an option that has all the right benefits. Today, we'll take a closer look at three conformal coatings--silicone, urethane, and acrylic--and summarize what you need to know to make an informed decision.

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