Flexible Printed Circuits - Copper Conductors (FPC)

Flexible Printed Circuits - Copper Conductors (FPC)

Parlex reliably packages circuitry in limited space with Rigid-Flex or solves a crosstalk shielding issue with Multilayer Flex Circuitry. Our flexible printed circuit capabilities includes a wide range of design choices including line spacing, materials, surface finishes and panel sizes. Parlex is experienced in servicing multiple industries including Automotive, Industrial, Home Technologies, Medical and Life Sciences. Parlex engineers collaborate with customers to address the most demanding flexible circuit designs and we have the manufacturing expertise to support the project from prototyping to mass production.

Platforms / Part NumbersBase MaterialCu Foil Type / ThicknessCoverlay / Dielectric MaterialTypical Thickness
(µm)
Stiffener OptionsOperating Temperature Range
(°C)
Standard
Single Sided FPCPolyester (PET), Polyimide (PI)18µm, 35µm, 70µm Rolled Annealed or Electrodeposited Copper- PET Film with PET Adhesive
- Flexible LPI Soldermask
- Screen printed coverlay, - PI Film with Acrylic or Modified Epoxy Adhesive
- Flexible LPI Soldermask
100µm - 250µm, 78μm - 250μm (Standard); 53μm - 220μm (Adhesiveless)- PET Film with PET Adhesive
- FR4
- Aluminum, Stainless Steel, or Copper, - PI Film with Acrylic or Modified Epoxy Adhesive
- FR4
- Aluminum, Stainless Steel, or Copper
40 - 85, 40 / +125°C ; 40 / +150°C (Adhesiveless)IPC6013 Type 1
Single-Sided-FPC-PETPolyester (PET)
18µm, 35µm, 70µm Rolled Annealed or Electrodeposited Copper- PET Film with PET Adhesive
- Flexible LPI Soldermask
- Screen printed coverlay
100µm - 250µm- PET Film with PET Adhesive
- FR4
- Aluminum, Stainless Steel, or Copper
40 - 85IPC6013 Type 1
Single-Sided-FPC-PIPolyimide (PI)
18µm, 35µm, 70µm Rolled Annealed or Electrodeposited Copper- PI Film with Acrylic or Modified Epoxy Adhesive
- Flexible LPI Soldermask
78μm - 250μm (Standard); 53μm - 220μm (Adhesiveless)- PI Film with Acrylic or Modified Epoxy Adhesive
- FR4
- Aluminum, Stainless Steel, or Copper
40 / +125°C ; 40 / +150°C (Adhesiveless)IPC6013 Type 1
Platforms / Part NumbersBase MaterialCu Foil Type / ThicknessCoverlay / Dielectric MaterialTypical Thickness
(in)
Stiffener OptionsOperating Temperature Range
(°C)
Standard
Single Sided FPCPolyester (PET), Polyimide (PI)18µm, 35µm, 70µm Rolled Annealed or Electrodeposited Copper- PET Film with PET Adhesive
- Flexible LPI Soldermask
- Screen printed coverlay, - PI Film with Acrylic or Modified Epoxy Adhesive
- Flexible LPI Soldermask
0.0039in - 0.0098in, 0.05in - 0.18in (Standard); 0.04in - 0.15in (Adhesiveless)- PET Film with PET Adhesive
- FR4
- Aluminum, Stainless Steel, or Copper, - PI Film with Acrylic or Modified Epoxy Adhesive
- FR4
- Aluminum, Stainless Steel, or Copper
40 - 85, 40 / +125°C ; 40 / +150°C (Adhesiveless)IPC6013 Type 1
Single-Sided-FPC-PETPolyester (PET)
18µm, 35µm, 70µm Rolled Annealed or Electrodeposited Copper- PET Film with PET Adhesive
- Flexible LPI Soldermask
- Screen printed coverlay
0.0039in - 0.0098in- PET Film with PET Adhesive
- FR4
- Aluminum, Stainless Steel, or Copper
40 - 85IPC6013 Type 1
Single-Sided-FPC-PIPolyimide (PI)
18µm, 35µm, 70µm Rolled Annealed or Electrodeposited Copper- PI Film with Acrylic or Modified Epoxy Adhesive
- Flexible LPI Soldermask
0.05in - 0.18in (Standard); 0.04in - 0.15in (Adhesiveless)- PI Film with Acrylic or Modified Epoxy Adhesive
- FR4
- Aluminum, Stainless Steel, or Copper
40 / +125°C ; 40 / +150°C (Adhesiveless)IPC6013 Type 1
Platforms / Part NumbersBase MaterialCu Foil Type / ThicknessCoverlay / Dielectric MaterialTypical Thickness
(µm)
Stiffener OptionsOperating Temperature Range
(°C)
Standard
Double Sided FPCPolyester (PET), Polyimide (PI)18µm, 35µm, 70µm Rolled Annealed or Electrodeposited Copper- PET Film with PET Adhesive
- Flexible LPI Soldermask
- Screen printed coverlay, - PI Film with Acrylic or Modified Epoxy Adhesive
- Flexible LPI Soldermask
131μm - 415μm (Standard); 81μm - 415μm (Adhesiveless), 211µm - 415µm- PET Film with PET Adhesive
- FR4
- Aluminum, Stainless Steel, or Copper, - PI Film with Acrylic or Modified Epoxy Adhesive
- FR4
- Aluminum, Stainless Steel, or Copper
40 - 85, -40 / +125°C; 40 / +150°C (Adhesiveless)IPC6013 Type 2
Double-Sided-FPC-PETPolyester (PET)
18µm, 35µm, 70µm Rolled Annealed or Electrodeposited Copper- PET Film with PET Adhesive
- Flexible LPI Soldermask
- Screen printed coverlay
211µm - 415µm- PET Film with PET Adhesive
- FR4
- Aluminum, Stainless Steel, or Copper
40 - 85IPC6013 Type 2
Double-Sided-FPC-PIPolyimide (PI)
18µm, 35µm, 70µm Rolled Annealed or Electrodeposited Copper- PI Film with Acrylic or Modified Epoxy Adhesive
- Flexible LPI Soldermask
131μm - 415μm (Standard); 81μm - 415μm (Adhesiveless)- PI Film with Acrylic or Modified Epoxy Adhesive
- FR4
- Aluminum, Stainless Steel, or Copper
-40 / +125°C; 40 / +150°C (Adhesiveless)IPC6013 Type 2
Platforms / Part NumbersBase MaterialCu Foil Type / ThicknessCoverlay / Dielectric MaterialTypical Thickness
(in)
Stiffener OptionsOperating Temperature Range
(°C)
Standard
Double Sided FPCPolyester (PET), Polyimide (PI)18µm, 35µm, 70µm Rolled Annealed or Electrodeposited Copper- PET Film with PET Adhesive
- Flexible LPI Soldermask
- Screen printed coverlay, - PI Film with Acrylic or Modified Epoxy Adhesive
- Flexible LPI Soldermask
0.0083in - 0.0163in, 0.09in - 0.30in (Standard); 0.05in - 0.30in (Adhesiveless)- PET Film with PET Adhesive
- FR4
- Aluminum, Stainless Steel, or Copper, - PI Film with Acrylic or Modified Epoxy Adhesive
- FR4
- Aluminum, Stainless Steel, or Copper
40 - 85, -40 / +125°C; 40 / +150°C (Adhesiveless)IPC6013 Type 2
Double-Sided-FPC-PETPolyester (PET)
18µm, 35µm, 70µm Rolled Annealed or Electrodeposited Copper- PET Film with PET Adhesive
- Flexible LPI Soldermask
- Screen printed coverlay
0.0083in - 0.0163in- PET Film with PET Adhesive
- FR4
- Aluminum, Stainless Steel, or Copper
40 - 85IPC6013 Type 2
Double-Sided-FPC-PIPolyimide (PI)
18µm, 35µm, 70µm Rolled Annealed or Electrodeposited Copper- PI Film with Acrylic or Modified Epoxy Adhesive
- Flexible LPI Soldermask
0.09in - 0.30in (Standard); 0.05in - 0.30in (Adhesiveless)- PI Film with Acrylic or Modified Epoxy Adhesive
- FR4
- Aluminum, Stainless Steel, or Copper
-40 / +125°C; 40 / +150°C (Adhesiveless)IPC6013 Type 2
Platforms / Part NumbersBase MaterialCu Foil Type / ThicknessCoverlay / Dielectric MaterialTypical Thickness
(µm)
Stiffener OptionsOperating Temperature Range
(°C)
Standard
Multilayer FPCPolyimide (PI)18µm, 35µm, 70µm Rolled Annealed or Electrodeposited Copper- PI Film with Acrylic or Modified Epoxy Adhesive
- Flexible LPI Soldermask
309μm - 609μm (Standard); 161μm - 575μm (Adhesiveless)- PI Film with Acrylic or Modified Epoxy Adhesive
- FR4
- Aluminum, Stainless Steel, or Copper
40 - 125IPC6013 Type 3
Multilayer-FPCPolyimide (PI)
18µm, 35µm, 70µm Rolled Annealed or Electrodeposited Copper- PI Film with Acrylic or Modified Epoxy Adhesive
- Flexible LPI Soldermask
309μm - 609μm (Standard); 161μm - 575μm (Adhesiveless)- PI Film with Acrylic or Modified Epoxy Adhesive
- FR4
- Aluminum, Stainless Steel, or Copper
40 - 125IPC6013 Type 3
Platforms / Part NumbersBase MaterialCu Foil Type / ThicknessCoverlay / Dielectric MaterialTypical Thickness
(in)
Stiffener OptionsOperating Temperature Range
(°C)
Standard
Multilayer FPCPolyimide (PI)18µm, 35µm, 70µm Rolled Annealed or Electrodeposited Copper- PI Film with Acrylic or Modified Epoxy Adhesive
- Flexible LPI Soldermask
0.22in - 0.43in (Standard); 0.11in - 0.40in (Adhesiveless)- PI Film with Acrylic or Modified Epoxy Adhesive
- FR4
- Aluminum, Stainless Steel, or Copper
40 - 125IPC6013 Type 3
Multilayer-FPCPolyimide (PI)
18µm, 35µm, 70µm Rolled Annealed or Electrodeposited Copper- PI Film with Acrylic or Modified Epoxy Adhesive
- Flexible LPI Soldermask
0.22in - 0.43in (Standard); 0.11in - 0.40in (Adhesiveless)- PI Film with Acrylic or Modified Epoxy Adhesive
- FR4
- Aluminum, Stainless Steel, or Copper
40 - 125IPC6013 Type 3
Platforms / Part NumbersBase MaterialBase Material AdhesiveCu Foil Type / ThicknessCoverlay / Dielectric MaterialTypical Thickness
(µm)
Operating Temperature Range
(°C)
Standard
Rigidflex Multilayer FPCPolyimide PI flexible layers and FR4 rigid layersAcrylic, Modified Epoxy, 'Adhesiveless' (flex layers), Epoxy or PI (Rigid Layers)18µm, 35µm, 70µm Rolled Annealed or Electrodeposited CopperFlexible LPI Soldermask599μm - 2300+μm40 - 125IPC6013 Type 4
Rigidflex-Multilayer-FPCPolyimide PI flexible layers and FR4 rigid layers
Acrylic, Modified Epoxy, 'Adhesiveless' (flex layers), Epoxy or PI (Rigid Layers)18µm, 35µm, 70µm Rolled Annealed or Electrodeposited CopperFlexible LPI Soldermask599μm - 2300+μm40 - 125IPC6013 Type 4
Platforms / Part NumbersBase MaterialBase Material AdhesiveCu Foil Type / ThicknessCoverlay / Dielectric MaterialTypical Thickness
(µm)
Operating Temperature Range
(°F)
Standard
Rigidflex Multilayer FPCPolyimide PI flexible layers and FR4 rigid layersAcrylic, Modified Epoxy, 'Adhesiveless' (flex layers), Epoxy or PI (Rigid Layers)0.01in, 0.02in, 0.05in Rolled Annealed or Electrodeposited CopperFlexible LPI Soldermask599μm - 2300+μm104 - 257IPC6013 Type 4
Rigidflex-Multilayer-FPCPolyimide PI flexible layers and FR4 rigid layers
Acrylic, Modified Epoxy, 'Adhesiveless' (flex layers), Epoxy or PI (Rigid Layers)0.01in, 0.02in, 0.05in Rolled Annealed or Electrodeposited CopperFlexible LPI Soldermask599μm - 2300+μm104 - 257IPC6013 Type 4

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