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Specialty Coating Systems Introduces AdPro Poly® Adhesion Promotion Technology

June 1, 2011

(Indianapolis, Indiana) – Specialty Coating Systems is pleased to introduce a new adhesion promotion technology – SCS AdPro Poly®. AdPro Poly was specially engineered to solve the adhesion challenges of many polymeric materials, including polyimide (Kapton®) substrates, enabling Parylene coatings to provide long-term reliability and protection for innovative, complex technologies.

In the electronics, medical device, automotive and military/aerospace industries, various thin-film coatings are utilized for surface modification, protection enhancement and biostability to enhance the overall reliability of polymeric devices. According to SCS Vice President of Technology Dr. Rakesh Kumar, “One problematic aspect of using polymeric substrates relates to adhesion of such coatings to the devices’ surfaces. Factors such as surface contamination, presence of oxide layers and low surface energy substrates can lead to poor adhesion and the reduction in the effectiveness of coatings used in these devices.”

SCS has solved this problem by introducing AdPro Poly®, a technology that enhances the adhesion of Parylene coating with polyimide and other polymeric substrates to a level that was not possible before. AdPro Poly has also demonstrated improved stability at elevated temperatures making it an excellent adhesion promotion system for harsh environment applications and is biocompatible for the medical device applications.

SCS Parylene coatings, when paired with AdPro Poly, improve the long-term reliability and protection for today’s and tomorrow’s advanced technologies. For more information on SCS Parylene technologies, including AdPro Poly adhesion promotion, please contact SCS at 317.244.1200 or visit scscoatings.com.

About Specialty Coating Systems
Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, SCS is the worldwide leader in Parylene conformal coating services, systems, and materials. SCS has over 40 years of application experience and expertise in the medical device, electronics, automotive and military industries. With ten coating facilities throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia, SCS leverages its worldwide Parylene coating resources in order to meet its customers’ needs on a global basis. The company also offers industry-leading liquid coating systems, including spray, spin and dip coating systems, and ionic contamination test systems. To find out more about SCS and its industry-leading product lines, visit the company’s website at www.scscoatings.com.

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AdPro Poly is a registered trademark of Specialty Coating Systems, Inc.
Kapton is a registered trademark of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company.