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RF Materials Selection Guide

Laminates

rf-mw-laminatesIf Printed Circuit Boards are electronic real estate then the Laminate provides the infrastructure. The RF Materials Selection Guide below is a low loss materials comparison chart of the high speed application brands of RFMW laminate materials currently available. Critical factors such as the Dk or permittivity, the Df or loss tangent and the CTE are specified.


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COMPOSITION
P PTFE H Hydrocarbon
W Woven Glass L LCP
N Non-Woven Glass E Epoxy Based
A Antenna Grade Laminates C Ceramic
UL UL 94V-0 Antenna Grade FPC Filled PTFE Composite
ME Modified Epoxy Laminates RP Woven Glass Reinforced PTFE


ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES BRAND        CTE  
Df Dk MFG PRODUCT COMPOSITION X Y Z       IPC
0.0004 2.10 Taconic TaclamPlus P
N/A N/A 280 N/A    
0.0005 4.38 Rogers Kappa 438 H, C, W, UL 13 16 42 4103B/250
0.0006 2.45 Taconic TLT-0 P, W
21 21 215 TM-650
0.0006 2.50 Taconic TLT-9 P, W
21 21 215 TM-650
0.0007 2.33 Taconic TLY-3F P, W, C 26 15 280 4103-16
0.0007 3.50 Taconic RF-35HTC P, C 11 14 77 4103/16
0.0008 2.14 Taconic TLY-5B P, W 26 15 280 4103/05
0.0009 2.17 Taconic TLY-5A P, W
20 20 280 4103/05
0.0009 2.17 Taconic TLP-5A P, W
20 20 280 4103/05
0.0009 2.2 Rogers DiClad 880 W, RP
25 34 252 4103B/005
Df Dk MFG PRODUCT COMPOSITION CTE (x) CTE (y) CTE (z)       IPC
0.0009 2.17 Rogers CuClad 217 C, P, W, RP
29 28 246 4103B/005
0.0009 2.20 Taconic TLY-5 P, W
20 20 280 4103/05
0.0009 2.20 Taconic TLP-5 P, W
20 20 280 4103/05
0.0009 2.20 Taconic TLY-5-L P, W
26 15 217 4103/05
0.0009 2.20 Rogers RT/duroid 5880 P, N
31 48 237 4103B/200
0.0010 2.30 Taconic TLY-3A P, W
26 15 217 4103/05
0.0010 2.33 Taconic TLY-3 P, W
26 15 217 4103/05
0.0010 2.33 Taconic TLP-3 P, W
20 20 280 4103/05
0.0010 2.85 Taconic TSM-DS P, W, C
11 18 57 4103/16
0.0011 (1 MHz) 5.3 (1 MHz) Rogers 92ML W, ME
18 18 27 4101E/LO
Df Dk MFG PRODUCT COMPOSITION CTE (x) CTE (y) CTE (z)       IPC
0.0011 3.07 Rogers RO3003G2 P, C
16 17 28 4103B/230
0.0011 3.00 Taconic TSM-DS3 P, W, C
10 16 23 TM-650
0.0011 3.00 Taconic TSM-DS3b P, W, C
10 16 23 4103/06
0.0011 3.50 Taconic RF-35A2 P, W, C
10 13 106 4103/16
0.0011 3.50 Taconic RF-35TC P, W, C
11 13 34 4103/16
0.0012 2.33 Rogers RT/duroid 5870
P, N
22 28 173 4103B/200
0.0012 2.70 Taconic FF-27 P, C
29 28 112 4103/16
0.0012 2.80 Taconic EZ-10
P, W
13 24 63 n/a
0.0012 2.97 Taconic RF-301 P, C
17 20 150 TM-650
0.0012 2.94 Rogers RT/duroid 6002 P, C
16 16 24 4103B/230
Df Dk MFG PRODUCT COMPOSITION CTE (x) CTE (y) CTE (z)       IPC
0.0012 2.94 Rogers CLTE-XT W, P
12.7 13.7 40.8 4103B/006
0.0013 2.6 Rogers AD255C W, RP, A
34 26 196 4101B/220
0.0013 3.00 Taconic NF-30 P, C
11 15 30 4103/06
0.0010 3.00 Rogers RO3003 P, C
17 16 25 4103B/230
0.0013 3.60 Rogers RT/duroid 6035HTC P, C
19 19 39 TM-650
0.0013 3.00 Rogers CLTE-AT W, RP
11.4 10.0 41.8 4103B/006
0.0013 2.40 Rogers CuClad 233 W, RP
23 24 194 4103B/005
0.0013 2.33 Rogers DiClad 870 N, RP
17 29 217 4103B/005
0.0013 2.17 Rogers IsoClad 917 P, C
46 47 236 4103B/003
0.0013 2.50 Rogers AD250C P, C
47 29 196 4101B/220
Df Dk MFG PRODUCT COMPOSITION CTE (x) CTE (y) CTE (z)       IPC
0.0013 2.60 Rogers AD225C P, C
34 26 196 TM-650
0.0014 2.60 Taconic TSM-26 P, W
23 28 78 4102/16
0.0014 3.00 Taconic RF-30 P, W, C
11 21 140 4103/16
0.0015 2.40 Taconic TLX-1 P, W
9 13 140 4103/02
0.0015 2.90 Rogers RT/duroid 6202PR P, W, C
15 15 30 4103B/270
0.0015 2.94 Rogers RT/duroid 6202
P, W, C
15 15 30 4103B/230
0.0015 3.03 Rogers CLTE-MW P,  W
8 8 30 4103B/006
0.0015 3.60 Rogers RO35
P, C
17 17 24 N/A    
0.0015 3.20 Taconic RF-32 P, W, C
11 21 125 4103/16
0.0016 2.45 Taconic TLX-0 P, W
9 12 140 4103/02
Df Dk MFG PRODUCT COMPOSITION CTE (x) CTE (y) CTE (z)       IPC
0.0016 3.00 Rogers RO3730 P, W, C
11 12 65 N/A    
0.0016 2.33 Rogers IsoClad 933 N, RP
31 35 203 4103B/003
0.0016 3.02 Rogers RO3203 P, W, C
13 13 58 4103B/280
0.0017 2.50 Taconic TLX-9 P, W
9 12 140 4103/02
0.0017 3.00 Isola Astra MT77
P, W
12 12 50 4103/17
0.0017 2.40 Rogers CuClad 250 RP, W
18 19 177 4103B/002
0.0017 2.40 Rogers DiClad 527 RP, W
14 21 173 4103B/002
0.0017 3.03 Rogers XtremeSpeed RO1200 P, C, W
8 8 30 4103B/230
0.0017 3.62 Rogers TC350 Plus P, C, W
10 9 38 4101B/240
0.0018 2.55 Taconic TLX-8 P, W
9 12 140 4103/02
Df Dk MFG PRODUCT COMPOSITION CTE (x) CTE (y) CTE (z)       IPC
0.0018 3.50 Taconic RF-35 P, W, C
19 24 64 4103/16
0.0018 3.50 Rogers RO3035 P, C 17 17 24 4103B/240
0.0021 2.00 Rogers RT/duroid 5880LZ P, N
54 47 40 4103B/200
0.0019 2.40 Rogers Ultralam 2000
P, W
15 15 200 4103/02
0.0019 2.60 Taconic TLX-7 P, W
9 12 140 4103/02
0.0019 12.2 Rogers TMM13i
H, C
19 19 20 4103B/290
0.0020 3.27 Rogers TMM3 H, C
15 15 23 4103B/240
0.0020 6.15 Rogers TC600
P, C, W
9 9 35 4101B/270
0.0020 3.50 Rogers TC350 P, C, W
7 7 23 4101B/240
0.0020 3.33 Taconic T-LNB-333 P, W, C
15 16 115 4101
0.0020 6.15 Taconic RF-60TC P, W, C
9.9 9.9 40 4103/07
Df Dk MFG PRODUCT COMPOSITION CTE (x) CTE (y) CTE (z)       IPC
0.0020 4.70 Rogers TMM4
P, W, C
9 13 96 4103B/250
0.0020 6.15 Rogers R03006 P, C
17 17 24 4103B/270
0.0020 9.90 Rogers TMM10i H, C
19 19 20 4103B/280
0.0020 3.38 Isola IS680 AG P, W
12 12 44.7 4103/17
0.0020 3.00 Panasonic R-5515 P, W
19 19 50 TM-650
0.0020 3.37 Panasonic R-5785 P, W
14 24 42 TM-650
0.0020 2.90 Panasonic R-F705 P, W
12 13 32 TM-650
0.0020 3.70 Panasonic R-5575 P, W
13 13 20 TM-650
0.0021 2.65 Taconic TLX-6 P, W
9 12 140 4103/02
Df Dk MFG PRODUCT COMPOSITION CTE (x) CTE (y) CTE (z)       IPC
0.0021 2.94 Rogers AD300D W, P, A
24 23 98 4101B/009
0.0022 9.8 Rogers TMM10 H, C
21 21 20 4103B/280
0.0023 2.98 Rogers CLTE RP, W
9.9 9.4 57.9 4103B/006
0.0023 10.2 Rogers AD1000 RP, W
8 10 20 4103B/008
0.0022 2.75 Taconic TLC-27 P, W
9 12 70 4103/09
0.0022 2.64 Rogers RO4725JXR H, C, W
13.9 19 25.6 4103B/220
0.0022 11.2 Rogers RO3010 P, C
13 11 16 4103B/280
0.0023 6.00 Rogers TMM6
H, C
18 18 26 4103B/270
0.0023 10.7 Rogers RT/turoid 6010LM P, C
24 24 47 4103B/280
Df Dk MFG PRODUCT COMPOSITION CTE (x) CTE (y) CTE (z)       IPC
0.0025 3.45 Rogers RO4533 H, C, W, A
13 11 37 4103B/240
0.0025 3.35 Taconic HF-330 H, W, C
12 12 50 TM-650
0.0025 2.90 Rogers Ultralam 3850 L 18 23 68 N/A    
0.0025 3.40 Taconic RF-34 P, W, C
15 15 110 4103/16
0.0025 3.50 Taconic RF-35P
P, W, C
15 15 110 4103/16
0.0025 10.2 Taconic RF-10 P, W, C
16 16 25 4103/08
0.0025 2.80 Isola IS680 P, W
12 12 44.7 4103/17
0.0026 2.95 Taconic TLE-95 P, W
9 12 70 4103/09
0.0027 3.55 Rogers RO4003C H, W, C
11 14 46 4103B/240
0.0027 6.60 Rogers RO3206 P, W 13 13 34 4103B/230
0.0027 6.45 Rogers RT/duroid 6006
P, C
47 34 117 4103/07
0.0027 10.8 Rogers RO3210 P, W, C
13 13 34 4103B/270
0.0027 3.55 Rogers RO4534 H,W,C,A
11 14 46 4103B/240
Df Dk MFG COMPOSITION COMPOSITION CTE (x) CTE (y) CTE (z)       IPC
0.0028 2.98 Rogers RO4730G3 H, W, C, UL, A
15.9 14.4 35.2 4103B/230
0.0028 6.15 Taconic RF-60A P, W, C
9 8 69 4103/07
0.0028 3.38 Isola I-Tera MT40
P, W
12 12 55 4103/17
0.0030 3.20 Taconic TLC-32 P, W
9 12 20 4103/09
0.0032 3.45 Isola TerraGreen P, W
16 16 N/A 4103/17
0.0033 3.54 Rogers AD350A RP, W, A
18 18 63 4103B/009
0.0033 3.24 Rogers RO4830 H, C, W
23 23 110 4103B/240
0.0033 4.30 Taconic RF-43 P, W, C
9 11 96 4103/08
0.0034 3.38 Taconic TLC-338 P, W
8 8 70 4103/09
0.0035 3.23 Rogers XT/duroid 8000 P
18 23 68 N/A    
0.0035 10.0 Taconic CER-10 P, W, C
13 15 46 4103/08
0.0037 3.66 Rogers RO4350B H, W, C
10 12 32 4103B/240
0.0037 3.50 Taconic TLC-35 P, W
9 12 70 4103/09
Df Dk MFG PRODUCT COMPOSITION CTE (x) CTE (y) CTE (z)       IPC
0.0037 3.60 Rogers RO4535 H, C, W, UL
16 17 50 4103B/240
0.0037 3.66 Rogers RO4835
H, C, W
10 12 31 4103B/240
0.0037 4.50 Taconic RF-45 H, C
9 13 96 4103/16
0.0038 3.32 Rogers XT/duroid 8100
P
19 21 76 N/A    
0.0038 4.10 Taconic RF-41 P, W, C
9 12 93 4103/16
0.0038 6.15 Rogers RO4360 H, W, C
17 15 30 N/A    
0.0038 6.4 Rogers RO4360G2 H, C, W
13 14 28 4103B/270
0.0040 3.40 Panasonic R-5775 P, W
14 14.6 45 4101/102
0.0060 3.64 Isola I-Speed P, W
16 16 60 4101/98
0.0070 3.80 Panasonic R-5725 P, W
17 17 N/A TM-650
 




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