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FLEX & FLEX-RIGID PCB'S
Why use Flex & Flex-Rigid Technology?
Flex & Flex-Rigid PCB’s have been widely used in a variety of applications and markets for many years where space and size is critical to a product’s function as an interconnect either between connectors or to other rigid PCB’s.
At eXception PCB we are supporting more and more customers migrate to Flex & Flex-Rigids due to the benefits of its construction, some examples as follows:
1 part component (as apposed to multiple rigid PCB’s and wiring looms)
Reduced labour costs at assembly
Fully tested as an integral single piece component
1 part inventory
eXception PCB has in place a dedicated management lead Flexible Manufacturing Team. The Flexible Team now allow all variants of Flex & Flex-Rigid to be manufactured both well within industry lead-times and to a high quality.
eXception PCB manufactures Flex-Rigid circuits using single laminate or composite builds, down to 76ųm Track & Gap and also offers the incorporation of HDI technology (100ųm ųmVia – we were one of the first in Europe to offer this on Flex product!).
Our Flex Team are currently involved with Customer projects and are using their expertise to improve circuit integrity, reducing further lead-times and driving down cost.
eXception PCB has dedicated CAM Engineers for Flex & Flex-Rigid technologies to minimise tooling time and increase further the support and feedback to design authorities.
HDI (HIGH DENSITY INTERCONNECTOR)
Advantages to using HDI
Reduces Layers; Up to 1/3 less layers
Reduces Size; At least 40% smaller
Board Miniaturization; thinner, lighter and smaller
Increased Wiring Density, Via-in-pads permit closer part spacing
Removal of decoupling capacitors
Closer ground planes
Access to Advanced Packages
Ease-of-Use For FPGA’s
No dogbones/via connections are required on outer layers.( maybe moved to internal layers)
Less layers required to route out large FPGA’s
Microvias have tested as the most reliable for organic substrates
Improved Thermal Efficiency
HDI uses thin dielectrics, high temperature dielectrics and copper filled vias
We are one of the largest dedicated time and technology HDI printed circuit board manufacturer in the UK. Continuing to push the boundaries with a focus on quality and innovation.
Our Capability cover a wide range of Technologies and Market sectors. We have over 42 years experience regarding R&D to develop new technologies and products.
Some special features exclusive to us such as eXMVT™ (Microvia Tower -10+n+10 where ‘n’ = buried sub core), eXFPT™ (Flat Pad – copper filled umVia’s and thru vias**) and eXVTEX™ (Copper filled thru vias – subject to aspect ratio) along with well known features including differential controlled impedance and blind and buried vias.
Please contact us if you require any further information.