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Specialty Coating Systems Offers Webinar on Coatings for Medical Devices

November 1, 2011

(Indianapolis, Indiana) – Next week, Specialty Coating Systems will be hosting a free, educational webinar entitled “High-Performance Coatings for Medical Devices” on Tuesday, October 25, 2011.

Coatings are utilized in the medical device industry to modify surfaces for many reasons, not the least of which is to provide or enhance the bio-acceptability of the device being coated. Surfaces are also modified to enhance electrical and frictional properties, to provide chemical and moisture barrier properties, to improve the hygienic properties of the surface, and sometimes simply to improve the cosmetic perception of the product. Coatings may also be used to facilitate the application of other coatings (a primer role) and to control the extraction or release rates of compounds from within substrate materials.

The webinar will review the several variants of Parylene conformal coatings, their unique and highly useful attributes, the application processes and application examples.

The webinar will wrap up with a live Q&A session with technical staff from Specialty Coating Systems. For more information or to register for the webinar, visit SCSwebinars.com or call +317.244.1200.

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.