Park Electrochemical Unveils Extremely Low-Loss Material


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Park Electrochemical Corp. has introduced Meteorwave 8000, Park’s newest high-speed, extremely low-loss digital and RF electronics material. Meteorwave 8000 is designed for high layer-count printed circuit boards which require the highest levels of reliability. Meteorwave 8000 features a typical loss (Df) of .0016 at 10GHz and is intended for use in 56Gbs to 112Gbs applications, including core routers, high-speed switches, supercomputers, 5G infrastructure and other applications where low signal attenuation, high reliability and high data transfer rates are critical.

Meteorwave 8000 is available globally in multiple laminate thicknesses, from 0.0012” and up, and is compatible with ultra-low-profile copper. Meteorwave 8000 has a UL 94V-0 designation and a 130°C MOT rating. It meets IPC-4101/102 specifications, and is RoHS-compliant.

Park Electrochemical Corp. is a global advanced materials company which develops and manufactures advanced composite materials, primary and secondary structures and assemblies and low-volume tooling for the aerospace markets and high-technology digital and RF/microwave printed circuit materials principally for the telecommunications and internet infrastructure, enterprise and military markets. The company’s manufacturing facilities are located in Kansas, Singapore, France, Arizona and California. The company also maintains R&D facilities in Arizona, Kansas and Singapore.

Additional corporation information is available on the company’s website.

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