Experimental investigation on corrosion properties of LDS MID for Hearing Aid applications

Aminul Islam, Hans Nørgaard Hansen, Flemming Risager, P.T. Tang

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Abstract

The trend towards miniaturization is ever going in the hearing aid industry. The Moulded Interconnect Device (MID) technology can offer the unique possibility to reduce the size of the hearing aids by combining electrical and mechanical functions in the same components. On the other hand, one of the main concerns for MIDs in hearing aids is the corrosion of metal tracks. This paper investigates the corrosion of the MID parts based on different base materials, layer thickness and mechanical wear of the MIDs. The results presented in the paper will be useful for designing MIDs in hearing aids and other electro-mechanical applications.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication ANTEC 2014 Conference Proceedings
Number of pages5
Publication date2014
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventANTEC 2014 - The Plastics Conference - Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Duration: 28 Apr 201430 Apr 2014

Conference

ConferenceANTEC 2014 - The Plastics Conference
CountryUnited States
CityLas Vegas, Nevada
Period28/04/201430/04/2014

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