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Conformal Coating Why, What, When, and How

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Conformal Coating Why, What, When, and How

by: Greg Caswell; DfR Solutions

Conformal coating is applied to circuit cards to provide a dielectric layer on an electronic board. This layer functions as a membrane between the board and the environment. With this coating in place, the circuit card can withstand more moisture by increasing the surface resistance or surface insulation resistance (SIR). With a higher SIR board, the risk of problems such as cross talk, electrical leakage, intermittent signal losses, and shorting is reduced... read article »

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X-Line Electronic Equipment Auctions

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IPC A-610E Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies

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Electronics Forum

SMT Rework for metal core PCB's - We are working with .065" thick metal core PCB's...

Temporary SMT Jumpers - I need a clean and simple-to-remove part that will temporarily connect one portion of a board...

SMT Production Tips Thread - If you had to give on piece of advice to a fellow SMD operator...

Events Calendar


Conference, Trade Show/Exhibition | February 28 - March 1 | San Diego, CA, USA | Sponsored by: IPC

The premier electronics industry conference and exhibition...


Conference, Trade Show/Exhibition | January 18 | Tokyo, Japan | Sponsored by: Reed Exhibitions

Japan's largest exhibition specialised in Test, Inspection, Measurement and Analysis for Electronics Manufacturing...

Automation Technology Expo West - ATX West 2012

Conference, Trade Show/Exhibition | Anaheim, CA, USA | February 14-16 | Sponsored by: UBM Canon

The world's leading automation suppliers showcase their products and technologies for lean manufacturing...

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Industry Associations Events


SMTA - Surface Mount Technology Association is a non-profit international association of companies and individuals (totalling 4,000) involved in all aspects of advanced electronics assembly, surface mount and related technologies. Membership Info | SMTA Certification | Bookstore

Next Event: Webtorial: Practical Guide to Improving Lead-Free Soldering Yields on Wave Soldering - January 10


IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries is a US-based trade association dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its nearly 2,600 member companies which represent all facets of the electronic interconnection industry, including design, printed wiring board manufacturing and electronics assembly. Membership Info | Training & Certification Programs | Standards & Publications - Online Store

Next Event: Webinar: Soldering and Assembly Defects - Causes and Cures - January 12

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