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Electrolube Debut VOC-Free Coatings and Silver Conductive Adhesive at Design-2-Part

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Electrolube (A division of HK Wentworth Ltd)

Ashby Park, Coalfield Way, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, LE65 1JR, United Kingdom

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Electrolube Debut VOC-Free Coatings and Silver Conductive Adhesive at Design-2-Part

Press release date: April 29, 2014

Electrolube, the leading manufacturer of formulated electro-chemical products, will feature the latest advances in conformal coatings and adhesive technologies to the American market at the Design-2-Part show on May 7-8 in Schaumburg, Illinois.

Electrolube's versatile new silver conductive adhesive, SCPH, will be of particular interest to designers and manufacturers of liquid crystal displays (LCDs) and liquid crystal monitors (LCMs) who seek to improve the efficiency of their manufacturing processes. The silver adhesive is suitable for the assembly of cellphone display modules, tablets and similar products that incorporate flat screen displays. It offers excellent electrical conductivity and good adhesion to most substrates, especially indium tin oxide and colour filter substrates. Suitable for use with fast-action, automatic dispensing equipment, SCPH cures at ambient temperatures within ten minutes and requires no special storage conditions due to its halogen and antimony free formulation.

The TFA-US acrylic conformal coating has been specifically designed for the American market to help manufacturers reduce their site's VOC emissions. The new coating fully complies with the latest regulations by using federally approved, VOC-exempt solvents to improve operator safety and reduce environmental impact. TFA-US facilitates the selective coating process and provides greater adhesion on difficult substrates. With UL94 V-0 flammability rating, the fast drying coating meets the requirements of IPC-CC-830 and is currently pending UL746E from the Underwriters Laboratories. It is also available as bulk material for manual application methods.

Electrolube's new UVCL fast-drying UV Cure coating is also VOC-free. The 100% solids coating cures in seconds with conveyorised UV lamps or within 2 hours at 80C°, due to an innovative ‘multi-cure' mechanism that facilitates cure in shadowed areas. Shadowed areas cure in under 3 days at ambient temperatures and humidity, or can be accelerated by a 30-minute bake at 80C°. With a 12-month shelf life, the single-component, low-viscosity UVCL coating has been specifically formulated to give superior ‘sharp-edge' coverage with common selective coating methods. This highly flexible coating meets IPC-CC-830 requirements and is UL94 V-0 rated. Pending UL746E, UVCL is extremely resistant to common ‘thermal shock' cycling, solvent and fluid exposure, moisture vapour, salt-spray and condensing environments.

Electrolube is a trusted provider of high performance chemical solutions to the world's leading manufacturers of electronic, industrial and domestic devices. As an ISO 14001 company, companies can rely on Electrolube to deliver products developed with the utmost care to the environment and operator. Representatives from Electrolube's offices in Texas and the UK will be on booth 554 at Design-2-Part to assist visitors find solutions for all their electro-chemical requirements.

Please visit www.electrolube.com for more information about Electrolube's extensive product portfolio for resins, conformal coatings, thermal management, surface mount adhesives, cleaning solutions and service and maintenance aids.

Electrolube, a division of H.K. Wentworth Limited, is a leading manufacturer of specialist chemicals for electronics, automotive and industrial manufacturing. Additionally, Electrolube manufactures and supplies specialist lubricants to the automotive, industrial and domestic switch manufacturing sector. Research and development, quality and environmental concerns are fundamental to the Electrolube philosophy of providing the highest level of customer service. This is achieved both direct to manufacturers and via a worldwide network of subsidiaries and distributors. The continued global expansion of Electrolube and its innovative range of environmentally friendly products prove that the total capability and dedication to customer care combine to create a winning formula.

Contacts:

Electrolube (A division of HK Wentworth Ltd)
Contact:
Karen L. Harrison
Group Marketing Manager
Email: karen.harrison@hkw.co.uk
Mobile: +44 (0) 7764 771392     
Office: +44 (0) 1530 419600

Electrolube USA
Contact:
Randi Gates
General Manager
Tel: 888-501-9203
Tel: 972-432-6682
Email: info@hkw.us.com

International Headquarters:
HK Wentworth Group
Ashby Park
Coalfield Way
Ashby de la Zouch
Leicestershire
LE65 1JR
UNITED KINGDOM

Tel: +44 (0)1530 419600    
Fax: +44 (0)1530 416640 
Web: www.electrolube.com  
E-mail: info@hkw.co.uk

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