On February 24th, 2014 LACO has introduced Low Pressure Molding Service to its customers. Utilizing the MoldMan™ machines and Macromelt® Polyamide Thermoplastic molding materials, LACO’s molding process ensures an encapsulation that always matches or surpasses most customers’ expectations. The low injection pressure into the mold results in a smooth and non-invasive process even when it comes to the most fragile electronics.
Currently, LACO uses the low pressure molding technology for automotive industry to waterproof connectors and to add effective strain relief. The use of adhesive compounds prior to molding further improves the mold quality and results in a minimum IP 67 ingress protection – complete protection against dust as well as protection against the effects of water immersion between 15cm and 1m for 30 minutes.
The ever-growing need for protecting electronics spans over a wide spectrum of industries. Whether the protection is against particles, such as water and dust or protection against outside influences such as UV radiation, vibration, and temperature, LACO is equipped to handle its customer’s needs from design to implementation.