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Virtual Panel Event about Industrial Connectivity

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This 60-minute virtual panel discussion between industry experts will explore the intersection of connectivity (more)

UKIVA Machine Vision Conference



Join us on 15 July 2021 on the MVC Technology Presentation Hub and explore eight online seminar theatres. (more)

PPMA Show 2021

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

28/09/2021 - 30/09/2021

PPMA Show 2021 will be the UK’s largest ever event dedicated to state-of-the-art processing and (more)

Southern Manufacturing

Farnborough, Hants(GU14 6TQ)

06/10/2021 - 07/10/2021

Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is the most comprehensive annual industrial exhibition in the (more)

Advanced Engineering 2021

NEC Birmingham(B40 1NT)

03/11/2021 - 04/11/2021

Join us in our 12th and most important edition to date, as we invite engineers and management from all (more)

Polymer can be injection moulded

Polymer can be injection moulded

Able to be used as a practical alternative to conventional desiccant solutions, preventing condensation and corrosion within virtually any product or packaging, Versatile Moisture Adsorbing Polymer (VMAP) will be showcased at Southern Manufacturing 2016 by its developer, Brownell.

It uses a combination of polymers and adsorbent desiccants to prevent the deleterious effects of moisture and high humidity, including condensation and corrosion. Many instruments and industrial enclosures are sensitive to high humidity and moisture which can lead to malfunction and low reliability. The frequent use of electronic systems and instruments in hostile environmental conditions, such as automotive, industrial control, marine applications and high voltage switch gear, all need protection from the effects of humidity and moisture.

VMAP can be moulded or machined subject to the application, making it suitable for where complex shapes are needed to fit the available space. This versatility also makes it useful for low cost prototyping and high volume production quantities. Advantages are, says the company, low dusting, with no risk of loose desiccants as with broken bags; the material is not water soluble, deliquescent and even provides a printable surface.


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