Flex and Rigid-Flex Overview

  • Each board construction has its unique advantages

Touch Pad Flex

Multi-Layer Flex for Docking Drive

Flex with Components

Rigid Flex with Very Good Flex to Install Applications Adhesiveless construction IPC-6013, Type 4

Multi-Layer Flex with Limited Flex to Install And Minimum Bend Radius - IPC-6013, Type 3

Single sided for Dynamic, Tight Bends and Flex to Install Applications IPC-6013, Type 1

Double-sided for Flex to Install Applications with Minimum Flexing IPC-6013, Type 2

Double-sided for Flex to Install Applications with Minimum Flexing IPC-6013, Type 2

Adhesiveless Rigid-Flex Overview

Rigid-Flex with Loose Leaf Flex Layers and Rigid-Flex with Bonded Layers:
Adhesiveless construction provides additional plated hole integrity in thermal areas; IPC-6013, Type 4

PCB Technology Roadmap – Flex

PCB Technology Roadmap – Rigid Flex