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Protecting Print Circuit Boards

Protecting Print Circuit Boards - The Benefits of Conformal Coatings on Electronic Devices

Consumers expect their electronics to take a lot of abuse, yet device durability is ultimately about how well internal electronics have been protected. Destructive factors include moisture, vapor, corrosive solutions, sand and dust, as well as mechanical and thermal stress from vibration, impact and temperature extremes.

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Structural Bonding

Structural Bonding - Replacing Traditional Forms of Fasteners

Industries around the world are catching on to the improvements offered by modern structural-grade adhesives. Consider the aerospace industry, which for generations relied on mechanical fasteners to keep together the machines that kept us in the air.

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Waste Not, Want Not

Waste Not, Want Not - Improving the Inventory Management Process

Manufacturing has been modernized by process efficiencies and innovative production techniques. OEMs are making products in a business environment much different than one from a decade or even five years ago.

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Thermal Management Solutions

Thermal Management Solutions

Rapid innovation in today’s electronics industry is driving smaller scale and higher speed, because of this, circuit board cooling remains a primary challenge. Two well-known principles govern thermal management—conduction and convection.

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Smart Solutions for Sensors

Smart Solutions for Sensors

Experienced engineers have discovered that adhesives are critical to sensor assemblies; and adhesives can be effective for bonding sensors to almost any surface. Sensor components which generate heat will benefit from a thermally conductive adhesive.

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Illuminating Concepts in LED and LCD Protection

Illuminating Concepts in LED and LCD Protection

In the past decade, LED and LCD display technologies have become less expensive, easier to produce and more energy efficient. As a result, these types of displays have taken the place of signs and placards, offering a more vibrant, noticeable and modern design for communicating information to passersby.

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Degrees of Freedom in Designing the Right Adhesive Assembly Process

Degrees of Freedom in Designing the Right Adhesive Assembly Process

Design and Manufacturing Engineers rarely have all options open to them when they are developing an assembly method for their product. Generally, as they work on their strategy, they are faced with a number of constraints.

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