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Integrate More Features  While Reducing Size With Medical Device Coatings

HZO coatings surpass legacy protection methods for more comfortable and effective connected medical device products.

Reliability, Comfort, and Function

Reliability in Harsh
Environments

Hydrophobic Medical Coatings Tested for 1,000 Hours Continuous Submersion

 

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Conformal Coating Barrier Properties

Polymer Gas Permeability at 25 °C, (cc·mm)/ (m2·day·atm) WVTR
(g·mm)/ (m2·day)
N2 O2 CO2 H2 H2S SO2 CI2
Parylene C 0.4 2.8 3.0 43.3 5.1 4.3 0.1 0.08
Parylene N 3.0 15.4 84.3 212.6 313 745 29.2 0.59
Parylene D 1.8 12.6 5.1 - 0.6 1.9 0.2 0.09
Parylene F (VT-4) - 16.7 - - - - - 0.28
Epoxy (ER) 1.6 4 3.1 43.3 - - - 0.94
Polyurethane (UR) 31.5 78.7 1.81 - - - - 0.93
Silicone (SR) - 19,685 118,110 17,717 - - - -

Parylene Barrier Properties Compared to Conventional Coating

EXCELLENT CHEMICAL RESISTANT TO SOLVENTS

Parylene Resistance to Acids Bases and Corrosives

Acids, Bases, Corrosives

Hydrochloric acid, 10%
Sulfuric acid, 10%
Nitric acid, 10%
Hydrofluoric acid, 10%
Sodium hydroxide solution, 10%
Ammonium hydroxide solution, 10%
Hydrogen peroxide in water (H202)

HZO Coating Resistance to Acids, Bases, and Corrosives - Not an Exhaustive List

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HZO COATING RESISTANCE TO ORGANIC SOLVENTS

Parylene Resistance to Organic Solvents

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Organic Solvents Include

n-Octane
Toluene
Chlorobenzene
Pyridine
2-Propanol (IPA)
Acetone

HZO Coatings Protect Medical Devices From:

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Sweat and Sebum

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Cleaning fluids

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Dust

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Dirt

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Condensation

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Humidity

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Atmospheric Contaminants

ELECTRICAL INSULATION WITHOUT THICKNESS

Parylene Dielectric Strength

Property Parylene N Parylene C
Dielectric Strength short time, V/mil (1-mil thick) 7,000 5,600
60 Hz 2.65 3.15
1 kHz 2.65 3.1
1 MHz 2.65 2.95
60 Hz 0.0002 0.02
1 kHz 0.0002 0.019
1 Mhz 0.0006 0.013
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Improve Comfort for Devices Worn on the Body

Reduce Weight and Bulk of Medical Devices 

HZO coatings provide more reliable corrosion protection (Parylene coated board vs legacy method)

Mechanical Seal Breach

 

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HZO Coatings

One week after water exposure

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Biostable Coatings Ideal for the Human Body

FDA compliant with a USP XII, Class VI biocompatibility rating

Reliable performance at normal body temperature, with a temperature range of -200° C through 80° C

Non-irritating performance, can be worn on the skin

Enhance Function

Optimize Lubricity While Enhancing Reliability

Medical device with lubricious coating, caption, Highly lubricious dry-film coatings
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Meet Green Regulations

  • Prop 65, RoHS, REACH Compliant
  • No VOCs
  • No Solvents
  • No Catalysts
  • No Disposal
  • No Pollution Threats

Meet IP Ratings with Minimal Thickness

Thickness (μm) 0.1 to 5 5 to 12.5 12.5 to 25
Relevant Standards UT Type in IPC-CC-830C UT Type  IPC-CC-830C IPC-CC-830B
Protection Level IPX3 / IPX4 IPX4 / IPX7 IPX7 / IPX8
Appropriate Products Consumer Electronic & MEMS Devices Consumer & Industrial Electronics Aerospace, Automotive, Industrial, Mission-critical Medical Devices, Telecom, & Other High-Reliability Markets

Facilitate Electrical Communication

  • Low dielectric constant enures minimal energy loss in RF signals
  • Thinness of coatings ensures signal transmission integrity
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Transparent Coatings Don’t Impair Optical Signal Quality

Medical Applications

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Wearable medical devices

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Continuous Glucose Monitors

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Hearing Aids

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Catheters

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Processes to Lower Cost

   Rework expertise
  IP (intellectual portfolio) backed masking automation reduces labor and costs (manual masking also available)
  DFM services optimize processes from beginning to end

Scalability and Flexibility

  Decrease turnaround time with capital equipment
  Throughput can be two times faster than industry standard
  Factory-in-factory model or outsource coating to global locations

Expertise and Dedication to Quality

  Millions of components coated, no product returns attributed to coating issues
  Dedicated engineers with domain experience
  Accountable company with turnkey solution

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