Flexible Printed Circuits - Printed Electronics

Flexible Circuits - Printed Electronics (FPC-PE)

Parlex is a leader in technology & process development in polymer thick film circuits and assemblies. We offer a full range of capability including circuit design & engineering, design for manufacturing, circuit fabrication, die-cutting, and surface mount technology. The engineering team at Johnson Electric creates high-yield circuits based on proprietary polymer thick film technology and the expert formulation of inks and the selection of dielectric materials. Parlex is selected by technology leaders who require unique circuit and sensor designs, as an integral part of their advanced system products. Parlex is in the forefront of product development of circuits and sensors that take advantage of our silver/silver chloride ink technology and medical hydrogels expertise.

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Platforms / Part NumbersBase MaterialTypical Material Thickness
(µm)
Operating Temperature Range
(°C)
Trace
(Width/Gap)
Industry StandardInstallation Type
Single SidedPEN, PET, Polycarbonate, Polyimide125 - 500µm, 125µm, 50 - 125µm, 50 - 250µm20 - 85, 20/+125°C (Construction Dependant)250 micron track and gap as standard. 200 microns within limited areas.ASTM-1597, ASTM-1598, ASTM-1896, ASTM-F1570, ASTM-F1661 to F1663, ASTM-F1680 to F1682, ASTM-F1842, ASTM-F1995 to F1997, ASTM-F2073, ASTM-F2187 to F2188, ASTM-F2359, ASTM-F2360, ASTM-F2537Flex to install. Standard constructions without SMD can be flexed around 3.2mm radius. Constructions with SMD components can be flexed around 100mm radius
Single-Sided-Circuit-PPolyimide
50 - 125µm20/+125°C (Construction Dependant)250 micron track and gap as standard. 200 microns within limited areas.ASTM-F2360
Flex to install. Standard constructions without SMD can be flexed around 3.2mm radius. Constructions with SMD components can be flexed around 100mm radius
Single-Sided-Circuit-PCPolycarbonate
125 - 500µm20 - 85250 micron track and gap as standard. 200 microns within limited areas.ASTM-1896
Flex to install. Standard constructions without SMD can be flexed around 3.2mm radius. Constructions with SMD components can be flexed around 100mm radius
Single-Sided-Circuit-PENPEN
125µm20 - 85250 micron track and gap as standard. 200 microns within limited areas.ASTM-F2537
Flex to install. Standard constructions without SMD can be flexed around 3.2mm radius. Constructions with SMD components can be flexed around 100mm radius
Single-Sided-Circuit-PETPET
50 - 250µm20 - 85250 micron track and gap as standard. 200 microns within limited areas.ASTM-F1661 to F1663
Flex to install. Standard constructions without SMD can be flexed around 3.2mm radius. Constructions with SMD components can be flexed around 100mm radius
Platforms / Part NumbersBase MaterialTypical Material Thickness
(in)
Operating Temperature Range
(°F)
Trace
(Width/Gap)
Industry StandardInstallation Type
Single SidedPEN, PET, Polycarbonate, Polyimide0.002 - 0.0049in, 0.002 - 0.0098in, 0.0049 - 0.0197in, 0.0049in65/250°F (Construction Dependant), 68 - 185250 micron track and gap as standard. 200 microns within limited areas.ASTM-1597, ASTM-1598, ASTM-1896, ASTM-F1570, ASTM-F1661 to F1663, ASTM-F1680 to F1682, ASTM-F1842, ASTM-F1995 to F1997, ASTM-F2073, ASTM-F2187 to F2188, ASTM-F2359, ASTM-F2360, ASTM-F2537Flex to install. Standard constructions without SMD can be flexed around 0.13in radius. Constructions with SMD components can be flexed around 3.94in radius
Single-Sided-Circuit-PPolyimide
0.002 - 0.0049in65/250°F (Construction Dependant)250 micron track and gap as standard. 200 microns within limited areas.ASTM-F2360
Flex to install. Standard constructions without SMD can be flexed around 0.13in radius. Constructions with SMD components can be flexed around 3.94in radius
Single-Sided-Circuit-PCPolycarbonate
0.0049 - 0.0197in68 - 185250 micron track and gap as standard. 200 microns within limited areas.ASTM-1896
Flex to install. Standard constructions without SMD can be flexed around 0.13in radius. Constructions with SMD components can be flexed around 3.94in radius
Single-Sided-Circuit-PENPEN
0.0049in68 - 185250 micron track and gap as standard. 200 microns within limited areas.ASTM-F2537
Flex to install. Standard constructions without SMD can be flexed around 0.13in radius. Constructions with SMD components can be flexed around 3.94in radius
Single-Sided-Circuit-PETPET
0.002 - 0.0098in68 - 185250 micron track and gap as standard. 200 microns within limited areas.ASTM-F1661 to F1663
Flex to install. Standard constructions without SMD can be flexed around 0.13in radius. Constructions with SMD components can be flexed around 3.94in radius
Platforms / Part NumbersBase MaterialTypical Material Thickness
(µm)
Operating Temperature Range
(°C)
Trace
(Width/Gap)
Industry StandardInstallation Type
Double SidedPEN, PET, Polycarbonate, Polyimide125 - 125µm, 125 - 500µm, 50 - 125µm, 50 - 250µm20 - 125, 20 - 85250 micron track and gap as standard. 200 microns within limited areas.ASTM-1597, ASTM-1598, ASTM-1896, ASTM-F1570, ASTM-F1661 to F1663, ASTM-F1680 to F1682, ASTM-F1842, ASTM-F1995 to F1997, ASTM-F2073, ASTM-F2187 to F2188, ASTM-F2359, ASTM-F2360, ASTM-F2537Flex to install. Standard constructions without SMD can be flexed around 3.2mm radius. Constructions with SMD components can be flexed around 100mm radius
Double-Sided-Circuit-PPolyimide
50 - 125µm20 - 125250 micron track and gap as standard. 200 microns within limited areas.ASTM-F2360
Flex to install. Standard constructions without SMD can be flexed around 3.2mm radius. Constructions with SMD components can be flexed around 100mm radius
Double-Sided-Circuit-PCPolycarbonate
125 - 500µm20 - 85250 micron track and gap as standard. 200 microns within limited areas.ASTM-1896
Flex to install. Standard constructions without SMD can be flexed around 3.2mm radius. Constructions with SMD components can be flexed around 100mm radius
Double-Sided-Circuit-PENPEN
125 - 125µm20 - 85250 micron track and gap as standard. 200 microns within limited areas.ASTM-F2537
Flex to install. Standard constructions without SMD can be flexed around 3.2mm radius. Constructions with SMD components can be flexed around 100mm radius
Double-Sided-Circuit-PETPET
50 - 250µm20 - 85250 micron track and gap as standard. 200 microns within limited areas.ASTM-F1661 to F1663
Flex to install. Standard constructions without SMD can be flexed around 3.2mm radius. Constructions with SMD components can be flexed around 100mm radius
Platforms / Part NumbersBase MaterialTypical Material Thickness
(in)
Operating Temperature Range
(°F)
Trace
(Width/Gap)
Industry StandardInstallation Type
Double SidedPEN, PET, Polycarbonate, Polyimide0.002 - 0.0049in, 0.002 - 0.0098in, 0.0049 - 0.0049in, 0.0049 - 0.0197in68 - 185, 68 - 257250 micron track and gap as standard. 200 microns within limited areas.ASTM-1597, ASTM-1598, ASTM-1896, ASTM-F1570, ASTM-F1661 to F1663, ASTM-F1680 to F1682, ASTM-F1842, ASTM-F1995 to F1997, ASTM-F2073, ASTM-F2187 to F2188, ASTM-F2359, ASTM-F2360, ASTM-F2537Flex to install. Standard constructions without SMD can be flexed around 0.13in radius. Constructions with SMD components can be flexed around 3.94in radius
Double-Sided-Circuit-PPolyimide
0.002 - 0.0049in68 - 257250 micron track and gap as standard. 200 microns within limited areas.ASTM-F2360
Flex to install. Standard constructions without SMD can be flexed around 0.13in radius. Constructions with SMD components can be flexed around 3.94in radius
Double-Sided-Circuit-PCPolycarbonate
0.0049 - 0.0197in68 - 185250 micron track and gap as standard. 200 microns within limited areas.ASTM-1896
Flex to install. Standard constructions without SMD can be flexed around 0.13in radius. Constructions with SMD components can be flexed around 3.94in radius
Double-Sided-Circuit-PENPEN
0.0049 - 0.0049in68 - 185250 micron track and gap as standard. 200 microns within limited areas.ASTM-F2537
Flex to install. Standard constructions without SMD can be flexed around 0.13in radius. Constructions with SMD components can be flexed around 3.94in radius
Double-Sided-Circuit-PETPET
0.002 - 0.0098in68 - 185250 micron track and gap as standard. 200 microns within limited areas.ASTM-F1661 to F1663
Flex to install. Standard constructions without SMD can be flexed around 0.13in radius. Constructions with SMD components can be flexed around 3.94in radius

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