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With the use of Uyemura’s Thru-Cup EVF-R plating chemistry, ASC has added acid copper plating filled blind vias to their product capabilities. Copper filled vias lend themselves to stacked via technology, achieved using laser formed or mechanically drilled vias. Traditionally a staple in consumer products, ASC is seeing increased demand in this technology for high reliability applications. The ability to fill between 0.0039-0.010” vias at aspect ratios up to 1:1 greatly expands ASC’s capabilities in that market space and further meeting the reliability demands.
American Standard Circuits’ President and CEO Anaya Vardya stated, “We have been producing boards with epoxy filled vias for many years now and that has become pretty standard technology. In the past 24 months we have seen an increasing demand for copper filled vias, so much so that we knew we needed to provide this technology as well. Adding copper filled blind vias puts us in a great position to meet even more customer needs as the demand increases.”
About American Standard Circuits
American Standard Circuits (ASC) prides itself on being a total solutions provider, manufacturing quality rigid, metal-backed, RF/microwave, flex, and rigid-flex PCBs for the medical, automotive, industrial, defense, and aerospace markets in volumes from test and prototypes to large production orders. ASC has the expertise to provide a wide variety of technologies in a time-critical environment. Their qualifications include AS9100 Rev D, ISO 9001:2015, MIL-PRF 31032, MIL-PRF-55110, MIL-PRF-50884 certification and ITAR registration. In addition to manufacturing in the USA, ASC can transition and manage your PCB requirements to lower cost regions via its qualified supply chain of offshore partners. ASC also holds many key patents for metal bonding processes. For more information about American Standard Circuits' services or to ask one of their technology experts a question go to www.asc-i.com.
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