We search for industry news, so you don't need to.
Ask the Experts Panel  
Questions Index  ■  Submit a Question  ■  Experts Panel  ■  Join the Panel

Lee Hitchens
image

Owner
SCH Technologies
Lee has worked within the conformal coating and electronics industry for over 18 years. His work includes scientific research into long term reliability of electronics, technical sales of conformal coating materials and equipment, owner of SCH Technologies, a conformal coating service in the UK, a member of the Diamond Coating Solutions Group, a global liquid conformal coating and Parylene coating service solutions provider, a founding member of Nexus3c, Conformal Coating Centre and a partner of Thin Film Partners.

Lee Hitchens has submitted responses to the following questions.
Conformal Coating and Connector Holes
As part of our research into FC coatings we are investigating injecting a fluoropolymer coating into the connector around the ...
Removal of Coatings from PCBs
There are several good guides for conformal coating removal. This includes the IPCs Conformal Coating Handbook which is very comprehensive.  ...
Conformal Coating Press Fit Connectors
There is always a compromise on coating. The key to this is the pain  in the process and its cost ...
Mixing Silicone and Acrylic Conformal Coatings
There can be issues with compatibility of silicone coatings with most other generic types. Most coatings don't stick well to ...
Conformal Coating Recommendation
This is a very interesting area right now in "protective coatings." I put this rather than conformal coatings since there ...
Conformal Coating Cross Contamination
Generally, for conformal coating  you shouldn't see defects from  cross contamination in the oven from coatings based upon acrylic and ...
Dam & Fill vs. Conformal Coating
Dam-and-Fill materials and techniques are normally used to encapsulate a wire bonded device as an electrically insulating material. Examples include ...