What are flexible circuits?

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Flexible circuits consist of conductive strips of metal, usually copper, encapsulated with an insulating dielectric material that allows the circuit to bend, resists moisture and contamination, is resilient to high temperatures and is an excellent insulator. Learn more about flexible

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What is the maximum temperature a flex circuit can operate at?

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A flex circuit can operate at 125° C for extended periods with DuPont coverlays and adhesives. Using Espanex coverlays and adhesiveless materials a flex circuit can withstand extended periods of 170° C.

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How much can I bend a flex circuit?

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IPC 6013 states that a polyimide circuit can be bent up to a radius of 10 times the overall thickness of the material stack-up. However, please talk to PFC when designing your flex. Because of the multitude of available material

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