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    Flex and Rigid Flex PCB Manufacturer UK & Europe

    As a rigid flex PCB manufacturer in UK & Europe, PCB Runner offers solutions intended for top-tier OEMs. Our flexible printed circuits are not only dependable, but also reliable. They withstand the rigors of military, medical, and aerospace applications. Furthermore, our rigid flex PCBs are highly reliable replacements for wires and wire-harness assemblies, providing significant cost savings with no performance

    Cost-Effective Flex and Rigid Flex PCB Manufacturer

    At PCB Runner, we offer you a many cost-effective capabilities and solutions with our flex and rigid flex PCBs. We offer single or double-sided boards, and multi-layer designs up to 20 layers.

    From selecting the proper connectors or components to choosing the best functional configurations, PCB Runner will help you to meet and even exceed all your application requirements.

    PCB Runner has an expert engineering team to assist you starting from the early design stages all the way to production of your flex and rigid flex needs.

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    Flex and Rigid Flex PCB

    Flex PCB Manufacturer UK & Europe

    As experienced rigid flex PCB manufacturers UK, we make flexible printed circuits suitable for a wide range of applications. Our rigid flex PCBs have both rigid and flexible areas depending on the application.

    Our rigid flex PCB UK circuit typically has two or more conductive layers with either rigid or flexible insulation material separating them. The outer layers may have exposed pads, or a coverlay over the pads. We usually place conductors on both, the rigid and the flexible layers, but place plated through holes (PTH) only on the rigid layers.

    Our flex PCB manufacturing is versatile. We have no minimum quantity requirements, and we can provide flex PCB prototyping for even small quantity requirements.

    Advantages of rigid flex PCB

    Although flex PCB manufacturing is more expensive process as compared to manufacturing regular PCBs, rigid flex PCBs from PCB Runner offer several important advantages such as:

    • Smaller Size
    • Fewer Interconnects
    • Fewer Components
    • Higher Reliability
    • Lower Maintenance

    As flex PCB manufacturing produces circuits that the user can bend and shape, it can fit in much smaller spaces where regular PCBs would not fit.

    Rigid flex PCBs consist of rigid sections interconnected with flex circuits, and therefore do not require any separate interconnecting wires. Henceforth, this reduces the number of interconnects usually associated with regular PCBs.

    As flex circuits link the rigid sections, connector pairs are not necessary for rigid flex circuits. This helps to reduce the total number of components in the project.

    Why Choose Us?

    As flexible circuit manufacturers in UK & Europe we offer boards with higher reliability, as they do not require connectors and wires. Manufacturing wire harnesses is operator dependent and there are chances of error. By eliminating wire harnesses and connectors, the product reliability goes up.

    Wires and wire harness tend to break if operated with repeated flexing. Furthermore, this requires regular checkup and maintenance. As flexible circuit board manufacturers we make flex circuit boards suitable for bending and flexing.  So, our customers can use them without maintenance.

    Flex and Rigid Flex PCB Manufacturing Capabilities

    Properties Flex Circuits Rigid Flex Circuits
    Panel Size Standard 250 mm x 400 mm 100 mm x 100 mm
    Line Spacing and Width 0.003" (0.07 mm) 0.003" (0.07 mm)
    Thickness of Copper 1/2 oz and higher 1/4 to 1/2 oz
    Layer Count 10 Up to 4
    Via Drill Size
    Minimum Drill (Mechanical) Hole Diameter 0.008” (0.2 mm) 0.006” (0.15 mm)
    Minimum Via (Laser) Size 5 mil (0.15 mm) 1 mil (0.025 mm)
    Minimum Micro Via (Laser) Size 3 mil (0.07 mm) 1 mil (0.025 mm)
    Stiffener Material Polyimide/FR4/Metal Polyimide/FR4/Metal
    Shielding Material Copper/Silver Ink/Tatsuta/Carbon Copper/Silver Ink/Tatsuta/Carbon
    Tooling Tolerance 2 mil (0.05 mm) 1 mil 0.025 mm)
    Zif Tolerance 2 mil (0.05 mm) 1 mil 0.025 mm)
    Solder Mask
    Bridging between Dam 4 mil (0.11 mm) 3 mil (0.07 mm)
    Registration 5 mil (0.15 mm) 4 mil (0.11 mm)
    Registration Tolerance 5 mil (0.15 mm) 5 mil (0.15 mm)
    Registration 7 mil (0.18 mm) 5 mil (0.15 mm)
    PIC Registration 7 mil (0.18 mm) 4 mil (0.11 mm)
    PI Stiffener Registration 10 mil (0.25 mm) 10 mil (0.25 mm)
    PI Stiffener Thickness Tolerance 10% 10%
    FR4 Stiffener Registration 10 mil (0.25 mm) 10 mil (0.25 mm)
    FR4 Stiffener Thickness Tolerance 10% 10%
    Minimum Height 35 mil (0.89 mm) 25 mil (0.64 mm)
    Minimum Width 8 mil (0.20 mm) 6 mil (0.15 mm)
    Minimum Space 8 mil (0.20 mm) 6 mil (0.15 mm)
    Registration +/- 5 mil (0.15 mm) +/- 5 mil (0.15 mm)
    Impedance +/- 10% +/- 10%

    Flex PCB Prototyping

    We are a leading prototype-to-production flex and rigid flex PCB manufacturer, our capabilities for flex and rigid flex Moreover, PCBs exceeds that of many other companies. So, as your flex PCB prototyping circuit supplier. Therefore, we can build boards for you. Such boards  are with line and width spacing down to 0.75 mils (19 microns) including 1 mil micro vias.

    So, consult our flexible PCB prototype services UK & Europe for determining the optimal requirements for your project’s applications. In conclusion, as rigid flex pcb manufacturers, our extremely fast quick turn flex circuit prototyping services can help you test your project. trust us; our services let you decide when you start production.  Thus, for all your rigid flex PCB requirements, view our complete capabilities. Therefore, flexible printed circuits manufacturing  contact us to know more.

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