Silicone polymers are excellent electrical insulators, for this reason they are often the first choice as electronic encapsulants and potting compounds. Click here for more information regarding Silicone Encapsulants. In addition to providing insulation they provide a barrier to moisture and protect against telectrical arching and tracking withing components.
Choosing the right type of siliocne adhesive for use within electronics is important as some siliocne adhesives produce byproducts that can cause corrosion of sensitive metals such as copper. CHT Silicones manufacture a range of neatral cure silicone adhesives especialy formulated for safe use with sensitive electronic components. Click here for more information regarding Neutral Cure RTV adhesives