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When using conformal coatings in general, what causes a "milky" cure or white "foam" on the substrate?
In almost all cases, the cloudy or milky cure comes from coating in higher humidity conditions. The white foam (from an aerosol) is caused the same way. We have the following suggestions: 1) If possible, next...
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What types of coverage areas are to be expected with the conformal coatings in general?
Wet film thickness = Sq. ft. per gal. | 0.1 mil = 16,040 | 0.5 mil = 3,210 | 1 mil = 1,600 | 2 mil = 802 | 3 mil = 535 | 4 mil = 401 | 5 mil = 321 | 6 mil = 267 | 7 mil = 229 | 8 mil = 201 | 9 mil = 178 next...
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What spigot or spout do you recommend for your metal 5-gallon and 55-gallon drums?
Metal 5-gallon and 55-gallon drums are compatible with standard 3/4" and 2" spouts. Ideally use 3/4" for 5-gallon, 2" for 55-gallon. next...
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Can I use a spigot / dispensing spout on the 55-gallon plastic drum?
Yes, HDPE (plastic) drums are designed to accept commonly available 2” threaded spigots / spouts. Spigots are available at distributors, like at https://www.grainger.com/product/GRAINGER-APPROVED-Drum-Tap-6PFN4. next...
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Can I use a spigot / dispensing spout on the 5-gallon carboy?
Yes, the hole in the center of the cap is designed to work with commonly available 2” threaded spigots / spouts. To use: 1) remove the cap, 2) drill a large hole in the center of the threaded hole next...
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How do I remove the cap from the 5-gallon carboy?
There is a ratcheted ring on the bottom of the cap, which locks the cap into place and prevents it from unscrewing during shipment. To remove, insert a flathead screwdriver between the cap and the ring next...
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Is there something I can do with the extension tube (straw) so it doesn’t get lost?
The aerosol trigger sprayers that are common on dusters, freeze sprays, and flux removers, have two ways to store the straw when not in use. The hole at the back of the body of the sprayer is just the next...
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Does Hand Lotion have dimethicone (dimethylpolysiloxane) or any other type of silicone?
No, Hand Lotion does not contain any type of silicone or other ingredients like lanoline that could migrate and impede solderability of solder joints and contacts. Hand Lotion is engineered for use around next...
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How High of a Temperature Can Temporary Solder Mask Withstand?
Solder mask is engineered to withstand molten solder temperature for the very brief time (about a second) it is exposed in a typical wave soldering process. Most commercially available masks should be next...
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Does temporary solder mask leave an ionic residue?
No, temporary solder mask will not leave behind ionic residue that can lead to dendritic grown and board failure. next...
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