The Silicone Conundrum
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Silicones are ubiquitous materials used in a multitude of industries. They are, in fact, so common that designers often overlook their shortcomings. This paper discusses some of the common failure mechanisms of silicones, in particular with regards to the electronics industry that have been investigated by the Raytheon Failure Analysis Labs, McKinney, TX.
KeywordsChemistry Failure analysis Separation
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