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Parameters Standard Advanced R&D Comments
IL line and space 0.5 oz. copper 4/4 3/3 2/2  
OL line and space 0.375 oz. copper 4/4 3/3 2/2.5  
OL line and space 0.5 oz. base copper 5/5 4/4 3/3  
Smallest drilled thru via - .062” brd. thickness .008” .005” .004”  
Smallest drilled thru via - .093” brd. thickness .010” .006” .004”  
Smallest drilled thru via - .115” brd. thickness .012 .010” .005”  
Smallest drilled thru via - .250” brd. thickness .020” .014” .012”  
.001” annular ring – Class 2 .010” .008” See Eng.  
.002” annular ring – Class 3 .012” .010” See Eng.  
Antipad over drill size .016” .010” .007”  
Microvia laser drill size .006” .004” .003”  
Pad over microvia drill size .006” .005” .004”  
Stacked/Staggered Micro Vias Yes Yes Yes  
Maximum layers of Micro Via per side ALAV ALAV ALAV Any Layer Any Via
Maximum aspect ratio – w/ .010” drilled hole 12:1 18:1 28:1  
Maximum aspect ratio - microvias 0.8:1 0.8:1 See Eng. Not recommended to
go higher than1:1
Press fit hole tolerance +/- .002” +/- .002” +/- .002”  
SMD soldermask web width - mils .004” .003” See Eng.  
SMD soldermask clearance – mils (over pad) .005” .003” .0015  
Soldermask registration tolerance .003” .0015” See Eng.  
Impedance control – single ended +/- % +/- 10% +/- 5% See Eng.  
Impedance control – edge coupled diff. +/- % +/- 10% +/- 7% See Eng.  
Impedance control – broad side differential +/- % +/ 10% +/- 7% See Eng.  
Board thickness – Min./Max. .020” / .240” .016” / .300” .010” / .300”  
Maximum layer count 32 48 50+ Layer count is only
limited by total thickness
Average layer count 16      
Maximum panel size 18"X 24" & 21"x24" 20”X 26” N/A.  
Maximum bow and twist - %(balanced construction) <0.75% <0.75% <0.5%  
Minimum copper to edge clearance .015” .012” .010”  
Min. positional tol. – feature to feature +/- .005” +/- .003” +/- .002”  
Layer to layer registration tolerance +/- .005” +/- .003 +/- .0015”  
Minimum core thickness .002” .001” .001”  
Parameters Standard Advanced R&D Comments
Surface finishes offered        
 Immersion Silver In House      
 ENIG (Electroless NI / Immersion Au) In House    
 ENEPIG (Electroless Nickel / Electroless
 Palladium / Immersion Gold
Outside     Superior Processing
 OSP – Entek Plus HT In House      
 HASL (Tin / Lead) & Tin Lead Reflow Outside      
 Full body & Selective Electrolytic Ni / Au In House      
 Gold edge connector In House      
Other Capabilities        
 Sequential lamination 3 Sublams 5 Sublams See Eng.  
 Ormet Conductive Pastes Yes     Ormet 701
 Copper Filled Vias Yes      
 Epoxy filled vias Yes     MEI recommends
Non Conductive
 Embedded Capacitance & Resistance Yes Yes Yes ZBC200, HK 04, Ticer
& Ohmega-Ply
 Mixed dielectric construction Yes Yes Yes  
 Cavity & Heat Sink Designs Yes Yes See Eng  
 Back-Drilling Tolerances +/- .010 .005 .003  
 Pigmented Soldermask
 (Red, Blue, Black, Purple, Clear)
Yes      
 Photo Imageable Legend Yes      
 Jump Scoring Yes      
 Edge Milling Yes      
 Counter Bores / Slot Milling Yes      
 Edge Plating Yes      
 Valor ODB++ Yes      
Industry Certifications        
 UL 94V-0 Yes      
 ISO 9001:2008 Yes      
 IPC-6012C Class 2, 3, 3/A, -6016, -6018 Yes      
IPC-9151 / PCQR² Benchmark Data CAT CODE F27, G16, H34, I20, I45, J20, K37, L11
 ITAR Registered Yes     Cert # M20467
 JCP Registered Yes     Cert # 47424
 AS9100 Yes     Cert # 10000386 ASH09
 RoHS Compliant Yes      


High Speed Laminates


Supplier Construction Td(ºC) Dk Df CTE (X/Y/Z,
ppm/℃) Post Tg
Application For complete data,
please use the following link:
Rogers Theta   370-390 4.01@10HGz 0.0118@10GHz -50(z) Halogen Free,
Low DK
http://www.rogerscorp.com
Isola IS410 Epoxy 350 3.87@10GHz 0.0230@10GHz 13/13/250 Hi Thermal Rel/
CAF Resistant
http://www.isola-group.com
Isola FR408 Epoxy 360 3.75@10GHz 0.0120@10GHz 14/14/220 Low Dk,
Low Df
http://www.isola-group.com
Isola FR408HR Epoxy 360 3.65@10GHz 0.0095@10GHz 18/18/230 Low Dk,
Low CTE
http://www.isola-group.com
Nelco N4000-13EP Enhanced Epoxy 350 3.6@10GHz 0.009@10GHz 10-14 X/Y High Speed/
Low Loss
http://www.parkelectro.com
Nelco N4000 13EPSI Enhanced Epoxy 350 3.2@10GHz 0.008@10GHz 9-13 X/Y High Speed/
Low Loss
http://www.parkelectro.com
Panasonic R-5725 Megtron 4 Enhanced Epoxy 360 3.8@1GHz 0.005@1GHz 13/14/35 High Speed/
Low Loss
http://www3.panasonic.biz
/em/e/product/pcbm.html
Panasonic R-5775 Megtron 6 Enhanced Epoxy 410 3.61@10GHz 0.004@10GHz 15/15/45 High Speed/
Low Loss
http://www3.panasonic.biz
/em/e/product/pcbm.html


Standard Laminates


Supplier Construction Td(ºC) Dk Df CTE (X/Y/Z,
ppm/℃) Post Tg
Application For complete data,
please use the following link:
Isola FR406 Epoxy 300 3.92@10GHz 0.0172@10GHz 14/14/250 High Tg,
Low CTE
http://www.isola-group.com
Nelco N4000-6 Epoxy 325 4.0@2.5Ghz 0.22@2.5GHz 12/15 X/Y High Tg,
Low CTE
http://www.parkelectro.com
Nan Ya NP-175FTL Epoxy 351 3.9-4.1@1GHz 0.012-0.014
@1GHz
250-270(Z) Dicy Free,
Low CTE
http://www.npcam.com
Isola FR370HR Epoxy 340 3.92@10GHz 0.025@10GHz 14/17/230 Hi Tg,
Low CTE
http://www.isola-group.com


Microwave & RF Laminates


Supplier Construction Td(ºC) Dk Df CTE (X/Y/Z,
ppm/℃) Post Tg
Application For complete data,
please use the following link:
Rogers RO3003 Ceramic Filled
PTFE Composite
500 3.0+/-0.04
@10GHz
0.0011
@10GHz
17/16/25 Commercial,
Microwave & RF
http://www.rogerscorp.com
Rogers RO3006 Ceramic Filled
PTFE Composite
500 6.15+/-0.15
@10GHz
0.0020
@10GHz
17/17/24 Commercial,
Microwave & RF
http://www.rogerscorp.com
Rogers RO3010 Ceramic Filled
PTFE Composite
500 10.2+/-0.30
@10GHz
0.0022
@10GHz
13/11/16 Commercial,
Microwave & RF
http://www.rogerscorp.com
Rogers RO4003C Hydrocarbon
Ceramic
425 3.56+/-0.05
@10GHz
0.020 thickness
0.0027@10GHz
0.0021@2.5GHz
11/14/46 Power Amps/
RF Components
http://www.rogerscorp.com
Rogers RO4003C LoPro Thermoset
Hydrocarbon
  3.51+/-0.05
@10GHz
0.0207 thickness
    Power Amps/
RF Components
http://www.rogerscorp.com
Rogers RO4350B Hydrocarbon
Ceramic
390 3.73+/-0.05
@10GHz
0.020 thickness
0.0037@10GHz
0.0031@2.5GHz
14/16/35 Power Amps/
RF Components
http://www.rogerscorp.com
Rogers RO4350B
LoPro
Thermoset
Hydrocarbon
  3.56+/-0.05
@10GHz
0.0207 thickness
    Power Amps/
RF Components
http://www.rogerscorp.com
Rogers RO4730
LoPro
Antenna Grade 441 3.0+/-0.08 0.033@10GHz 19/17/40 Antenna Grade http://www.rogerscorp.com
Rogers RT/duroid
5870
Glass Microfiber
reinforced PTFE
500 2.33+/-0.002
@10GHz
0.0012@10GHz 22/28/173 MIL & Space http://www.rogerscorp.com
Rogers RT/duroid
5870
Glass Microfiber
reinforced PTFE
500 2.33+/-0.002
@10GHz
0.0012@10GHz 22/28/173 MIL & Space http://www.rogerscorp.com
Rogers RT/duroid
5880
Glass Microfiber
reinforced PTFE
500 2.20+/-0.02
@10GHz
0.009@10GHz 31/48/237 MIL & Space http://www.rogerscorp.com
Rogers RT/duroid
5880LZ
PTFE Composite   1.96+/-0.04
@10GHz
0.0019@10GHz 44/43/415 Exacting Stripline
& Microstrip Appl.
http://www.rogerscorp.com
Rogers RT/duroid
6002
Microwave
Material
500 2.94+/-0.04
@10GHz
0.0012@10GHz 16/16/24 MIL & Space http://www.rogerscorp.com
Rogers RT/duroid
6006
Ceramic PTFE
Composite
500 6.15+/-0.15
@10GHz
0.0027@10GHz 47/34/117 MIL & Space http://www.rogerscorp.com
Rogers RT/duroid
6010.2LM
Ceramic PTFE
Composite
500 10.2+/-0.25
@10GHz
0.0023@10GHz 24/24/47 MIL & Space http://www.rogerscorp.com
Rogers RT/duroid
6202
Microwave
Material
500 2.94+/-0.04
@10GHz
0.0015@10GHz 15/15/30 Antenna / Multi-
layer Circuits
http://www.rogerscorp.com
Rogers RT/duroid
6035HTC
Ceramic filled
PTFE Composite
  3.50+/-0.05
@10GHz
0.0013@10GHz 19/19/39 Hi Pwr RF /
Microwave Amps
http://www.rogerscorp.com
Rogers RT/duroid
8000
Thermoplastic   3.23+/-0.04
@10GHz
0.0035@10GHz 18/23/68 Semi Burn-in /
Oil & Gas exploration
http://www.rogerscorp.com
Rogers RT/duroid
8100
Woven glass
reinforced
thermoplastic
  3.32+/-0.05
@10GHz
0.0038@10GHz 16.5/18/57 Semi Burn-in /
Oil & Gas exploration
http://www.rogerscorp.com
Arlon AD600 Glass, PTFE, Micro
dispersed ceramic
  6.15+/-0.40
@10GHz
0.062 thickness
0.0030@10GHz 11/10 X/Y Low cost
commercial
http://arlon-med.com
Arlon TC350 Glass, PTFE, Micro
dispersed ceramic
  3.5+/-0.05
@10GHz
0.0020@10GHz 7/7 X/Y Power Amps /
RF Components
http://arlon-med.com
Arlon CLTE Glass, PTFE, Micro
dispersed ceramic
  2.98+/-0.04
@10GHz
0.062 thickness
0.0023@10GHz 10/12 X/Y MIL & Space http://arlon-med.com
Arlon CLTE-XT Glass, PTFE, Micro
dispersed ceramic
  2.94+/-0.03
@10GHz
0.060 thickness
0.0012@10GHz 8/8 X/Y MIL & Space http://arlon-med.com
Arlon 25FR Ceramic
Hydrocarbon
  3.58+/-0.06
@10GHz
0.0035@10GHz 16/18 X/Y Low Loss Multi-
Layer Application
http://arlon-med.com
Arlon DiClad 880 Woven Fiberglass
Reinforced PTFE
  2.17,2.20+/
-0.02@10GHz
0.060 thickness
0.0009@10GHz 25/34 X/Y PTFE Antenna http://arlon-med.com


Polyimide


Supplier Construction Td(ºC) Dk Df CTE (X/Y/Z,
ppm/℃) Post Tg
Application For complete data,
please use the following link:
Isola P96(V-0) Polyimide 416 3.74@10GHz 0.021
@10GHz
14/17 X/Y High Tg http://www.isola-group.com
Nelco N7000-2V0 Polyimide 390 3.8@10GHz 0.010
@10GHz
10/12 X/Y High Tg http://www.parkelectro.com
Nelco N7000-2HT Polyimide 376 3.5@10GHz 0.015
@10GHz
9-12 X/Y High Tg
Toughened
http://www.parkelectro.com


Halogen Free Laminates


Supplier Construction Td(ºC) Dk Df CTE (X/Y/Z,
ppm/℃) Post Tg
Application For complete data,
please use the following link:
Rogers Theta   370-390 4.01@10GHz 0.0118
@10GHz
-50(Z) Halogen Free,
Low Dk
http://www.rogerscorp.com
Nan Ya NPG-170TL     3.9-4.1
@1GHz
0.012-0.014
@1GHz
9/13/200-230 Halogen, antimony &
red phosphorous free
http://www.npcam.com
Hitachi MCL-E-679
FG(R)
    5.2-5.4
@1GHz
0.008-0.010
@1GHz
13-15 X/Y Halogen, antimony &
red phosphorous free
http://www.hitachi-chemical.com/products_bm_index.htm


Specialty Laminates


Supplier Construction Td(ºC) Dk Df Application For complete data,
please use the following link:
Isola FR406BC Epoxy 300 3.44@10GHz 0.022
@10GHz
Buried Capacitance 0.002’ coreAvailable in most resin system by Isola http://www.isola-group.com
Nelco N4000
-13EP BC
Epoxy 350 3.2@10GHz 0.009
@10GHz
Buried Capacitance 0.002” core Available in most resin system by Nelco http://www.parkelectro.com
Dupont Interra HK04 Polyimide   3.5@1GHz 0.005
@1GHz
Buried Capacitance 0.001” and 0.0005” core with ½, 1 and 2 oz. copper http://www2.dupont.com/Interra/en_US
Ticer Technologies Buried Resistance Thin Film Resistor Foil “Embedded Resistors” – NiCr resistive material. Available in 0.5 and 1 oz. copper thickness. Sheet resistance: 25, 50, 100 Ω/sq., Sheet resistivity tolerance +/- 5%. Can be matched to most resin systems listed above. http://www.ticertechnologies.com
Ohmega Technologies Buried Resistance Thin Film Resistor Foil “Embedded Resistors” OhmegaPly© – NiP resistive material. Available in 0.5 and 1 oz. copper thickness. Sheet resistance: 10, 25, 50, 100, 250 Ω/sq., Sheet resistivity tolerance +/- 3-10%. Can be matched to most resin systems listed above. http://www.ohmega.com

Information listed is from manufacturer’s Data Sheet. Please contact laminate supplier directly to discuss your particular application.
Isola: http://www.isola-group.com
Nelco: http://www.parkelectro.com
Rogers: http://www.rogerscorp.com
DuPont: http://www2.dupont.com/Interra
Panasonic:http://panasonic-denko.cp.jp/em/pcbm/en/product
Ticer: http://www.ticertechnologies.com

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