SMTA Rocky Mountain Chapter
Presents Conformal Coating and Process Requirements
2 WEEKS UNTIL THE NEXT SMTA ROCKY MOUNTAIN TECHNICAL CONFERENCE
WHEN: September 22, 2016
WHERE: VSI Parylene (325 Interlocken Pkwy, Building C, Broomfield, CO 80021)
TIME: 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM
COST: Registration – $35 member / $40 nonmember
PAY BY: Company check (made out to SMTA Rocky Mtn Chapter)
Credit Card (VISA, MasterCard and American Express)
The SMTA Rocky Mountain Chapter planning committee is pleased to announce the next technical event focusing on Conformal Coating and process requirements with presentations addressing parylene, silicone and acrylic / urethane technologies.
Conformal Coatings and Process Requirements will be a full day event with presentations by:
Dow Corning – Clinton Whiteley, presenting
Mr. Whiteley received his PhD in Chemical Engineering from Kansas State University in 2011. He has worked at Dow Corning for 4 years in process engineering and technical development roles. Currently, Clinton supports Dow Corning products in the electronics and lighting industries for the west coast and mountain states. Mr. Whiteley will discuss:
When to use a Conformal Coating
Why Choose a Silicone
Types of Silicone Conformal Coatings
- HumiSeal – Albert Hernandez, presenting
Mr. Hernandez is a Regional Sales Manager at Humiseal. Albert holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso, and has over 20 years of experience with conformal coatings, adhesives, encapsulating and potting materials. He is responsible for all Humiseal commercial and technical activities at customers located in US-West and Mexico. Mr. Hernandez will discuss:
What is a conformal coating?
Why are conformal coatings used?
What failure modes are we trying to prevent?
Important properties of each conformal coating type
Ultra-Thin (nano) coatings
UV cure coatings
VSI Parylene – Hosted by Brad Gillette
Brad Gillette is the Parylene Development Manager for VSI Parylene where his 30+ years of parylene and vacuum technology experience helps VSI overcome project issues and streamline processing. Brad gained his knowledge in the world of parylene by working for companies such as Medtronic, Pentax Vision, and Union Carbide / Specialty Coating Systems. While working for Union Carbide / Specialty Coating Systems from 1984 – 1992 he worked as the System Engineer and installed parylene coating systems and trained personnel at over 35 customer sites throughout the US. Brad’s extensive knowledge and know-how is an indispensable asset to the VSI Parylene team.
Conformal Coatings and Process Requirements event schedule:
09:30-10:00 Coffee and networking (Sponsored by Summit Technologies)
10:00-11:00 1st presentation by Dow Corning
11:15-12:15 2nd presentation by Humiseal
12:15-1:15 Lunch (Sponsored by Krayden)
1:15-2:15 3rd presentation by VSI
| The SMTA technical event will be hosted by VSI Parylene. As an added benefit for our members and registered guests, VSI will be providing a factory tour after the final presentation.
Thank you to our event sponsors: Summit Technologies and Krayden