Polymeric Application on Electronic Assemblies

NASA STD 8739.1A

This course is generally offered once a month for both initial certification and recertification.

Polymeric Application on Electronic Assemblies course is designed to train operators and inspection personnel on the proper methods of applying polymeric materials in accordance with the requirements of NASA STD 8739.1A. This course sets forth the requirements for staking and conformal coating of printed wiring boards and electronic assemblies and is applicable to NASA programs involving staking and conformal coating application for flight hardware, mission critical ground support equipment and elements thereof.

Prerequisite: Vision Exam

This prerequisite pertains to Module 6 in the Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies IPC and the NASA-STD-8739 series of courses, with the exception of: Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Control - NASA-STD-8739.7.

All students must meet the following vision test requirements as a prerequisite to training (certification and/or recertification). The vision requirements may be met with corrected vision. Results of the examination shall be maintained and available for review.

Vision Type Requirement
Far Vision Snellen Chart 20/50
Near Vision Jaeger 1 at 35.5cm (14 inches), Reduced Snellen 20/20, or equivalent
Color Vision Ability to distinguish red, green blue, and yellow as prescribed in Dvorine Charts, Ishihara Plates, or AO-HRR Tests

A copy of the vision exam must be forwarded to the NASA Western Region Training Center prior to attending class.

Download the Vision Exam Form