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Capabilities

European Circuits Limited is one of few companies in the UK that genuinely manufacture PCBs in-house. As a way of providing you with an outline of the types of boards we can achieve, please see the below specifications we work to:

PCB Type:

  • Multilayers (up to 12 layers).
  • Plated Through Hole.
  • Single and Double Sided Conventional.

Laminate: 

  • FR4.
  • CEM1 (Composite).
  • Polyimide.
  • Aluminium.

Thickness: 0.2mm – 3.2mm
Base Copper: 17.5μm, 35μm, 70μm and 105μm

Electronic Drill Data:

  • ASCII Code.
  • Excellon Drill Data.

Electronic Image Data:

  • Gerbers (Highly recommended) / DPF / HGPL / Postscript.

Profiling:

  • CNC Routing +/- 0.15mm (X and Y).
  • Scoring +/- 0.10mm (X and Y).
  • Minimum Depth (Z) 0.40mm +/- 0.10mm (on 1.60mm material).

Hole Sizes:

  • Minimum drill size: 0.30mm (0.20mm plated then in increments of 0.05mm).
  • Maximum drill size: 6.40mm (above this CNC routed).
  • Minimum slot width: 0.80mm

Tolerances:

  • Drill +/- 0.10mm
  • Routed Slot +/- 0.10mm
  • Routed Profile +/- 0.10mm
  • Scored Profile +/- 0.10mm
  • Secondary Drill +/- 0.10mm

(On stated dimension unless specified).

Finishes:

  • Lead-free Hot Air Solder Level (HASL) – SN100/C
  • Electroless Nickel Immersion Gold (ENIG)
  • Carbon Ink

Solder Masks:

  • UV Photo Imaged
    Green/ Red/ Blue/ Black/ Yellow/ White

Peelable Resist – Maximum hole size coverage 2.50mm

Ident/Notation:

  • UV Photo Imaged
    White/ Yellow/ Black/ Blue/ Green/ Red

Max Circuit Size:

  • 550mm x 450mm (PTH and Multilayer)
  • 620mm x 45mm (Conventional)

Min Track & Gap:

  • 3 thou (0.003″)

Min Annular Ring:

  • 0.15mm

Bare Board Test:

  • EMMA Flying Probe
    Max test area: 500mm x 400mm

Approvals:

  • BS EN ISO 9001:2008
  • PTH and Multilayer boards manufactured by European Circuits are UL listed.

IPC:

  • Unless specified, European Circuits will manufacture to IPC-A-600 standards.

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