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PCB Capabilities

PCB Technologies

  • Single Sided Conventional (NonPTH)
  • Double Sided Conventional (NonPTH)
  • Plated Through Hole (2 Layers)
  • Multi-Layers up to 20 Layers
  • IMS (Metal Backed Substrates)
  • Rogers, Taconic, Arlon & Nelco Laminates

CAM Engineering

  • 3 x Visual CAM and 1 x UCAM Software Seats
  • Design Rule Checks and Design for Manufacture checks on all supplied data.
  • Panelisation layouts to specific drawing requirements.
  • In-house photo-plotting - Gerber Crescent 40 plotter.
  • Photo-plotting resolutions up to 8,000dpi. (4,000dpi standard).
  • Netlist creation for electrical test data.
  • In-house Electrical Test data generation using UCAM software platform

Data Specifications

  • RS274-X Gerber (preferred)
  • RS274-D Gerber (aperture list required)
  • DXF, DWG, HPGL and EPS file imports and conversions
  • NC Data – Excellon Format 1 & 2 (preferred)
  • Sieb and Meyer Format 1000 & 3000

Laminate Types

  • FR4, FR2, Hi-Tg, Polyimide, BT Epoxy, CEM1, CEM3, IMS, Rogers, PTFE
  • Material thickness available from 0.2mm up to 4.0mm.
  • Finished copper weights up to 140µ (4oz)

Maximum PCB Manufacturing Panel Sizes

  • PTH & Multi-Layer – 508mm x 609mm (20” x 24”)
  • Non PTH – 558mm x 762mm (22” x 30”)
  • Rogers Materials 305mm x 457mm (12" x 18")
  • IMS Substrates - 457mm x 609mm (18" x 24")

PCB Manufacturing Specifications and Tolerances

  • Max. layer count – >10
  • Min. track – 0.127mm
  • Min. gap - 0.127mm
  • Min. hole Ø – 0.25mm (Drilled)
  • Min. slot Ø (peck drilled) – 0.6mm
  • Min. annular ring – 0.15mm (above drilled hole size)
  • Routed profile +/- 0.15mm
  • Scored edge +/- 0.35mm
  • Finished hole Ø tolerance (Plated) +/- 0.05mm
  • 2nd stage drill Ø tolerance (Non Plated)+/- 0.05mm
  • 2nd stage drill tolerance (positional) +/- 0.2mm

Electrical Test

  • 2 x Double Sided Flying Probe
  • All test data prepared & verified in-house.

PCB Coatings

  • Liquid Photo-Imageable Solder Resist (Wide choice of colours available)
  • Liquid Photo-Imageable Component Ident (Wide choice of colours available)
  • High reflectivity LED 900W White (suitable for LED lighting applications)
  • High density yellow (suitable for ident marking on white solder resist)
  • Peters SD2955 Peelable Solder Resist (Suitable for Lead Free Processing)

Surface Finishing

  • Leaded Hot Air Solder Levelling – Non RoHS
  • Lead Free Hot Air Solder Levelling – RoHS compliant (Sn100C Alloy)
  • Immersion Nickel Gold – RoHS compliant
  • Electrolytic Hard Gold – RoHS compliant
  • Sterling ® Silver – RoHS compliant

PCB Quality Systems

  • BS EN ISO9001-2008
  • IPC-A-600 to latest Rev for Printed Circuit Boards
  • IPC-A-610 to latest Rev for Electronic Assemblies
  • In-house Certified IPC trainers for PCB and Electronic PCB Assemblies
  • UL Approved (File no: E207295).
  • In house laboratory facilities.