The main causes of problems in the application of product to various components are: Inclusions, Poor cleaning or silicone contamination, Poor spray techniques, Poor handling
These may all be generally eliminated by careful attention to detail, tight quality control inspection procedures and by thorough and regular housekeeping. A schedule of equipment maintenance and inspection should be laid down and this should be closely adhered to and recorded to minimise downtime. Some points to note here are to ensure that the components are thoroughly prepared and that the incoming air to the booth is properly filtered. These will eliminate most of the problems, although a few vital pointers are given below.