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SpecCoat's nano coatings bring durability and functionality to PCBs and electronic assemblies.
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SpecCoat’s expertise in applying established, high-quality nanostructured coating solutions for electronics ensures enhanced durability and protection, maintaining the performance and longevity of PCBs in even the most demanding environments. We offer reliable application of nano coatings that are perfectly formulated for PCBs and electronic assemblies.
Durable and Versatile Protection for Demanding Environments
SpecCoat’s available nano coatings ensure a resistant surface against water, oil and weather while maintaining the original appearance and functionality. Its application process is efficient, often requiring little to no masking, and is typically applied at a thickness of 400nm.Widely adopted across several industries, including consumer electronics, avionics, aerospace, unmanned systems and military & defense, this nano coating application is known for its versatility and strong adherence to a range of materials like plastic, glass, metal and ceramic.
- Moisture and corrosion protection
- Repels oil and water
- Chemically resistant
- No VOCs
- Lead free
- RoHS, REACH & WEEE complaint
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SpecCoat provides PCB coating solutions for high-tech companies across a range of industries.
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Frequently asked questions
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The primary function of conformal coating is to prevent the electronic circuit boards from long-term corrosion due to moisture condensation. Other desirable features include a better prevention of electrical shorts in high humidity days.
Having a sealed electrical box is good for rain. Moisture can still pass through the plastic boxes and rubber gasket.
Sealed boxes do not “breathe” and thus trap moisture that cannot escape and will condense to become sitting water inside the box at night or in colder weather. Condensed with potentially contaminating ionics from the air is one of the most potent corrosive ingredients.
Per IPC-A-610 Traditional conformal coatings such as polyurethane, acrylic, and silicone should be:
|25.4 – 127.0um (0.001– 0.005 in)
|25.4 – 127.0um (0.001-0.005 in)
|25.4 – 127.0um (0.001-0.005 in)
|50.8 – 203.2um (0.002 – 0.008in)
|10.2 – 50.8um (0.0004 – 0.002in)
Conformal coating is not designed as physical protection media.
General mechanical strength is not required. As long as the conformal coating remains intact at low and high temperatures, low and high humidity, and resists water and common chemicals and solvents, they will be effective conformal coating.
Dielectric strength is a measurement of the insulation strength of the coating. Generally higher the better.
However, the circuit boards are supposedly designed to have adequate protection against normal operation. As long as the conformal coating does not negatively affect the dielectric strength in air, they generally will be adequate.
Brush coating is used for smaller-volume production. It has the advantage of applying conformal coating only on those needed areas. Labor with such a method is higher.
Spray coating is used for larger volume production and is generally faster. However, areas that must not be coated must be properly masked before coating.
Dip coating is used for those requirements that need complete coverage. Extensive masking is required because the boards will be fully submerged. This method is costly.
The typical masking method is taping with dots, high temperature tapes, boots and various peelable masks. The reason I put this in is because liquid latex masks are only one of many peelable mask that we use.
Dedicated to the highest quality standards and customer satisfaction, our focus is on delivering quality products with timely delivery and maintaining open communication with customers and suppliers. We assist in selecting coating, potting, or ruggedizing materials, provide prototypes, and establish manufacturing processes for consistent quality and finishes.
Enhanced DurabilityOur specialized coatings significantly extend the life of your PCBs.
Proprietary ProcessBenefit from our unique, cutting-edge coating application techniques.
Certified QualityWith Nadcap, ISO 9001 – 2015, AS9100D-2016, and ESD S20.20 certifications, we guarantee top-tier service.
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They always complete jobs on time, and coating quality is consistent from job to job. We’ve rejected zero product in 13 years, and had zero field returns attributable to a coating problem.
During my nine years of working with Specialized Coating Services, I’ve had a great experience. They have a great turnaround time.
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They always deliver on their commitments and it is so appreciated since that means we can deliver on our commitments as well.
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