Potting & Encapsulation
Potting and encapsulation compounds protect our customers’ products from harsh environmental conditions. We may be able to customise a material to suit your requirements.
Electronic textiles development benefits from UV curing resin and precise dispensing
The Advanced Textiles Research Group at Nottingham Trent University has been developing electronic textiles to add functionality to materials and garments. Part of the process involves encasing microchips within a polymer micro-pod in order to protect them from mechanical and chemical stresses during everyday use.
Potting LED strips for outdoor signage made easy with silicone gel
A UK manufacturer of outdoor signage and lighting products was seeking to encapsulate their LED strips to protect them from environmental damage, whilst maintaining a desirable aesthetic in the finished product. Wacker SilGel 612 fit the bill.
Potting compound protects trace heating system thermostats
The development process of STOPFREEZE’s COMBI and KIT products required a method of protecting the IP67 weatherproof in-line thermostat with integral LED indicators from water ingress and physical damage in its outdoor situation.
We pot the green for Variohm with custom thermal potting compound
Potting compound requiring good thermal conductivity and an extended pot life in a custom made colour.