AeroMarine Products’ potting compound for electronics is an excellent application to protect electronic components such as devices, appliances, and circuitry. Electronic potting compound can protect fragile electronic equipment from water, moisture, chemicals, shock, and vibration.
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In electronics, potting refers to the process of fully encasing an electronic component in a mold, or “pot,” with a gelatinous compound, such as epoxy. This process is commonly used with high-voltage assemblies, such as transformers and switchboards, to permanently protect the assembly from shock, vibration, corrosive agents, moisture, and water.
There are numerous electrical potting compound materials that are safe for electronics. For your next potting project, consider the following potting compounds for electronics:
Do you have electrical equipment you’d like to encapsulate or pot? If so, it’s important you follow the right steps. To use electronic potting compound to safeguard your electronics, read below:
Sometimes, you may find yourself in a situation where you need to remove potting compound. Potting compounds are extremely tough and durable, which is why they’re commonly used to protect fragile electrical equipment. Because of this, removal can be extremely difficult. The best way to remove an electronic potting compound is by using a solvent which will slowly soften the potting compound and picking away at it with a sharp tool such as a putty knife or file.
When removing electrical potting compound, it’s important you stay safe. Work in a well-ventilated area with a breathing apparatus or respirator and carefully pick away at the potting compound without accidentally cutting wires or other pieces of your electrical equipment. It is very difficult to remove cured epoxy and urethane potting compound without damaging the items underneath so make sure your parts are finalized before applying these products.
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Call us at 1-877-342-8860 If you need help choosing the right potting and encapsulating products for your application or determining the right amount to get, we offer free technical advice for all products! Browse AeroMarine Products’ collection of offerings, including 2 part marine epoxy, food-grade RTV mold-making silicone, and silicone potting compounds.