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Are your electronics protected?

Unveiling the World of Protection Materials. Join our podcast to explore the vital role of protection materials in ensuring the durability and performance of electronic devices in an ever-connected world.

Kris Machiels
Principal Application Engineer

12 min.

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Electronic devices are integral to modern life, controlling everything from cars to home automation. Prioritizing durability is crucial due to the substantial investment in their development. Protective materials act as shields, safeguarding against moisture, harsh environments, and dust. Choosing the right material poses a significant challenge. This podcast explores commonly used protection materials, their applications, and essential factors to consider when selecting them.

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Kris Machiels 
Principal Application Engineer
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Kris Machiels currently serves as Henkel’s Application Engineer for circuit-board protection solutions within the company’s Adhesive Technology business unit. He joined Henkel in 2017, as a Technical Customer Service Engineer. With over 20 years of experience in flexible packaging and electronics manufacturing industry, supporting different markets and technologies, he has worked in various roles in product development and technical customer service.

To support customers in building new applications to meet future needs, Kris is passionate about collaborating with customers early in the design phase and providing a variety of services to define the best solutions. Based in Belgium, Kris holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, and a Master’s in Biochemistry from KU Leuven.

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