The electrical potting compound is the ideal solution because of several features that it has. This compound has a very low viscosity therefore making it work efficiently. It also possesses a long pot life at the application temperatures. The compound is meant to have the ideal cure speed at a certain temperature to make it applicable in most situations. It is compatible with most surfaces and offers good adhesion. It is very resistant to filler settling. The benefit of using this compound is that it can work properly over a wide range of temperatures. In addition to that, it has good electrical insulation properties.
Coniferous trees and several other plants secrete a biological compound known as resin. Majority of the varnishes and adhesives are made from this biological compound. In addition to that, the resin is also used in numerous industries including the cosmetic industry to manufacture nail polish. In the electrical potting compound, a synthetic form of resin is used and not the natural compound. However, they have the same properties. Resin is a viscous liquid that will harden under certain conditions. The process that is involved to make the synthetic compound is known as esterification. Soaping of organic compounds can also lead to the formation of resin. Epoxy, on the other hand, is stronger than cement and also waterproof. It is used to make potting compounds that are can conduct heat. This is essential in dissipating the heat buildup that might form in the electric assembly. This feature also ensures that the motors do not overheat and malfunction. The uniform transfer of heat from these compounds ensures that the electric component functions optimally. The electrical potting compound is necessary in the manufacture and distribution of numerous electronic components.