Category: Parylene Properties

Parylene Chemical Properties: Product Protection That May Surprise You

You carefully wrap great-grandma’s wedding china in tissue paper, cover your car to shield it from salt in snowy weather and place your newborn baby in a snug car seat. Why? Because when you want something to stay safe for a long time, you protect it. That’s what parylene is, a protective coating for products… Read more »

Parylene Biocompatibility — It Does A Body Good

The human body is like a fortress. It protects your organs on the inside while rejecting foreign invaders and pushing them outside. Typically, that’s exactly what you’d want it to do, but sometimes, we need foreign materials to be accepted, like in the case of transplants, rods in damaged bones and pacemakers. So, when designing… Read more »

Parylene Electric Properties: How Parylene Protects Sensitive Elements

You protect your car with a car cover. You protect your skin with sunscreen. You protect your phone screen with a plastic film to prevent scratches. When something matters, you protect it. The same is true for electronics and the best protection for your electronic devices is parylene. But what makes parylene a superior coating… Read more »

Parylene Thermal Properties: How Temperature Extremes Affect Parylene

Pale skin, potato salad, parylene. What do these things have in common? Each will come to harm if left in the heat too long. Everything in existence has an upper temperature limit, so the selection of the type of parylene that you want to use to protect your product depends strongly upon what the temperature… Read more »

Parylene Thickness – When A Little Goes A Long Way

When a client chooses a parylene coating for their product, one of the first questions they ask is “what thickness should I use?” and, as with most things, context matters. More isn’t always better. There’s almost always a trade off, because the thicker you go, the longer it takes to coat. At some point you’re… Read more »