Electrolube to Launch A New Generation of Conformal Coatings & Thermal Gap Fillers at Productronica


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To increase electronics reliability in the harshest of environments, the global electro-chemicals manufacturer, Electrolube, part of MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions, will launch its most exciting conformal coating and thermal management innovations yet at this year’s Productronica (Messe Munich, November 16-19). Protective solutions taking centre stage at the show will be a highly thermally conductive thermal gap filler suitable for a wide range of applications including EV’s, batteries and chargers to name but a few, and a game changing new two-part, bio-based conformal coating that is completely unique to the industry; an absolute game-changer. Electrolube will showcase their newest innovations on the Macdermid Alpha booth 466 in Hall A4.

One of the company’s biggest breakthrough products is set to transform the future of coatings across the industry. Yet again, Electrolube, a new acquisition of MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions, has embraced industry trends and produced a first-to-market conformal coating with exceptional properties that can be deployed wherever a coating is needed and is ideal for automotive and EV applications. More about Electrolube’s versatile new coating will be announced pre-launch.

Electrolube has several decades of expertise in protecting automotive electronic assemblies that are subject to extremes of temperature, chemical attack from fuels, lubricants and salt mist atmospheres, as well as high levels of mechanical shock and vibration. Electrolube’s high level protection solutions ensure consistent operation of critical automotive control and safety-related components. Extensive research in this area has   been a cross-collaboration between Electrolube’s three international R&D teams in the UK, China and India.

Pushing the boundaries of thermal management even further, Electrolube will debut the new GF600 thermal gap filler. GF600 is a two part, liquid silicone based gap filler, which provides excellent thermal performance and can be cured at room temperature or accelerated with heat. After curing, GF600 forms a low modulus elastomer, preventing the ‘pump-out phenomenon’. The low viscosity gap filler is easy to dispense and is soft and compliant for low stress applications. With extremely high thermal conductivity of 6.0 W/m.K and a wide operating temperature range from -50 to 200°C, the flame retardant GF600 is ideally suited to filling gaps and air voids,  even in the most delicate of devices with minimal stress. Designed to provide greater stability than traditional thermal interface materials, the GF600 flows into all the voids and small gaps that are present at an interface between two substrates, allowing for minimal bond line thickness and minimal thermal resistance at the interface. GF600 also remains more stable over many thermal cycles.

Performance, safety, lifetime and reliability require the most effective protection materials available. Electrolube’s portfolio of conformal coatings, thermal management products and encapsulation resins for automotive, Electric Vehicles and EV battery applications include the thermally conductive epoxy potting compounds, conformal coatings and thermal management materials

Visitors to Productronica are invited to meet the Electrolube team at the MacDermid Alpha booth in Hall A4 of the Messe München, Booth 466. During the course of the show, Electrolube will be showing visitors the capabilities of their ground breaking new conformal coating and brand new gap filler.  

For further information, please visit http://www.electrolube.com

About Electrolube

Electrolube, (MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions), is a leading manufacturer of specialist chemicals for electronics, automotive and industrial manufacturing.  Core product groups include conformal coatings, contact lubricants, thermal management materials, cleaning solutions, encapsulation resins and maintenance and service aids.

The extensive range of electro-chemicals at Electrolube enables the company to offer a ‘complete solution’ to leading manufacturers of electronic, industrial, and domestic devices, at all levels of the production process. Through collaboration and research, the company is continually developing new and environmentally friendly products for customers around the world and their commitment to developing ‘greener’ products has been endorsed by the ISO 14001 standard for the highly efficient Environmental Management System in place at the company.

Electrolube is represented in over 60 countries with an established network of subsidiaries and distributors. By offering genuine security of scale and a reliable supply chain, the company can deliver a truly tailored service.

About MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions

Through the innovation of specialty chemicals and materials under our Alpha, Compugraphics, Electrolube, Kester and MacDermid Enthone brands, MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions provides solutions that power electronics interconnection.  We serve all global regions and every step of device manufacturing within each segment of the electronics supply chain.   The experts in our Semiconductor Solutions, Circuitry Solutions, and Assembly Solutions divisions collaborate in design, implementation, and technical service to ensure success for our partner clients.  Our solutions enable our customers’ manufacture of extraordinary electronic devices at high productivity and reduced cycle time. Find more at MacDermidAlpha.com.

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