Recent SCS Blogs
June 22, 2023

Coating Spotlight: SCS Epoxy Conformal Coatings

Epoxy resin (ER) conformal coatings provide robust protection against chemical solvents and moisture exposure for applications in the electronics, defense and aerospace industries. Commonly used epoxy conformal coatings include MG Chemicals 4225, HumiSeal® 2A53 and Henkel Loctite® EC 210. As a family, epoxies generally offer stronger abrasion resistance properties than most coatings; they also provide... Read More >>
June 22, 2023

SCS Tower Jet Valve Offers Unmatched Control and Flexibility

As an industry leader in the design and manufacture of conformal coating systems, SCS continues to develop system features that are focused on improving coating accuracy, efficiency and productivity. The SCS tower jet valve for the PrecisionCoat line of spray coating and dispense systems provides manufacturers exceptional flexibility. The jetting valve features piezo control motor... Read More >>
June 22, 2023

Conformal Coatings Provide Critical Moisture Barriers

In today’s technology-driven world, exposure to moisture is one of the leading factors that can impact electronics’ ability to function as designed. When moisture comes in direct contact with the electronic circuits of a device, it can cause a short, resulting in device failure. Condensation inside of an enclosure, corrosive humidity in coastal regions, rain... Read More >>
June 22, 2023

Ultra-Lightweight Protection for Advanced Air Mobility

As aerospace technologies advance, world populations grow dense and people look to travel or to move products more quickly and safely, an influx of new aircraft is being developed. One type of aircraft currently in development is advanced air mobility (AAM). From carrying one to multiple passengers or transporting cargo, AAM aircraft range in both... Read More >>
February 28, 2023

SCS Educational Opportunities

As a global industry leader in conformal coatings technologies, SCS provides multiple opportunities to learn about various coatings and the benefits they provide for applications in the aerospace, defense, electronics, automotive and medical device industries. If you’re interested in learning more, you’re invited to join us at any of the following events:  On Demand: Conformal... Read More >>
February 28, 2023

Live Demos and Rep Award: Highlights of IPC APEX 2023

SCS recently exhibited at the IPC APEX Expo, held January 24-26, 2023, at the San Diego Convention Center in California. Throughout the show, SCS provided demonstrations of its PrecisionCoat VI coating and dispensing platform with the highly-flexible Automatic Quick Change (AQC) feature. With outstanding reliability and accuracy, the PrecisionCoat VI offers customers unmatched conformal coating... Read More >>
February 28, 2023

SCS Achieves Nadcap® Accreditation

SCS’ Indianapolis coating facility has achieved Nadcap® accreditation for conformal coating of electronics – printed board assemblies, demonstrating its continued commitment to quality. The Nadcap audit, conducted by industry experts, is a rigorous technical assessment and demands the highest standards of critical process control and validation. SCS Indianapolis attained the elite accreditation as a result... Read More >>
February 28, 2023

Parylene Protects Life-Enhancing Medical MEMS Technologies

Cutting-edge medical technologies provide a greater understanding of physiology through miniaturization and advanced diagnostics. Many of these technologies include the use of micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) in fields like microfluidics, advanced bio-sensing and personalized medicine.  Protecting sensitive MEMS devices from a variety of harsh conditions is essential for these technologies to be successful. Parylene and ALD+Parylene... Read More >>
February 28, 2023

SCS Announces New Plasma Nanocoatings at CES

In January, SCS exhibited at CES® in Las Vegas, Nevada. The show is known in the consumer electronics industry as the most influential tech event in the world and the proving ground for breakthrough technologies and global innovators. During the show, SCS announced the availability of its newest coating technology — PlasmaGuard™, an environmentally-friendly, halogen-free... Read More >>
October 24, 2022

Coating Spotlight: SCS Polyurethane Conformal Coatings

Polyurethane conformal coatings provide excellent moisture and chemical protection and are commonly used in the electronics, defense and aerospace industries. Polyurethanes are available in single-part or two-part coatings. Two-part polyurethanes require Part A and Part B to be mixed at a predetermined ratio for proper application and curing. While there are numerous formulations available, a... Read More >>
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