Encapsulation, Sealing, and Immersion

  • Ernest C. Magison


Although the techniques of encapsulation, sealing, and immersion in oil or sand are not likely to be applied to a complete instrument, the techniques are of interest to the instrument designer and user because they can be applied profitably to components or subassemblies to reduce the hazard classification of the instrument.


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  1. 1.
    Mil-S-8484 (USAF), Seals and Seal Testing Procedure, June 25, 1954.Google Scholar
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    Mil-R-6106c (ASG), Relays, Electric, Aircraft, General Specification for.Google Scholar
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    Bedwell, D. C, and E. A. Meyer, “Leakage Testing of Sealed Electronic Enclosures,” Electrical Manufacturing, pp. 127–133, December 1955.Google Scholar
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    Magison, E. C., and L. E. Cuckler, “Reducing the Hazard from Electrical Components and Assemblies by Hermetic Sealing, Encapsulation or Liquid Immersion,” 1960 Symposium on Safety for Electrical Instrumentation in Hazardous Areas, Instrument Society of America, Pittsburgh.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1966

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ernest C. Magison
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  1. 1.Honeywell Inc.Fort WashingtonUSA

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