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Parylene as a medical device coating used for barrier layer protection.

BARRIER LAYER

Parylene coating protects medical devices from moisture, electrical charges, bodily fluids, and contamination.

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DIELECTRIC LAYER

Parylene coating provides electrical insulation that controls the electrical current path and prevents arcing.

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DRY LUBRICITY

Parylene coating lowers surface friction to improve medical device control and reduce trauma to blood vessels for patients.

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TIE LAYER

Parylene coating promotes adhesion of drugs or lubricious coatings onto medical devices.

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VSi Parylene’s Complete Guide To Parylene Coatings

A comprehensive guidebook with detailed information on parylene properties and the coating process. Includes a full comparison to other conformal coatings.

  • Parylene benefits and applications
  • How the vapor deposition process works
  • Detailed material properties of parylene
  • Compare parylene to other coatings
  • Design guidelines

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The Important Differences Between ‘Water-Resistant’, ‘Waterproof’, and ‘IPX-rated Waterproof’

The demand for products with built-in water protection is at an all time high as consumers continue to look to do more with their devices. As manufacturers look to meet this growing demand for waterproof electronics, vague jargon and clever  advertising has cropped up everywhere. With this general lack of clarity, how does one go…

The Essential Conformal Coating Comparison Guide

In This Guide: What is a Conformal Coating? Why Do I Need a Conformal Coating? Benefits of Conformal Coatings Case Study: Field Repair Cost vs. Coating Cost Common Applications by Industry What are the Major Types of Conformal Coatings? Conformal Coating Comparison Chart Advantages & Disadvantages for Each Coating Type How are Conformal Coatings Applied?…

Parylene Frequently Asked Questions

Parylene FAQ Find answers to common parylene questions below   Is parylene biocompatible and implantable? Parylene is ISO 10993 approved for use as a medical biocompatible and implantable material. Is parylene fully submersible and waterproof? Yes, but the level of protection depends on coating thickness and usage.  Is parylene hydrophobic or hydrophilic? Parylene is hydrophobic. Does parylene require…

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