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CCI Eurolam Group Expands Market ReachJanuary 8, 2016 | CCI Eurolam Group
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The CCI Eurolam Group, for more than thirty years has been the distributor of Pacothane products in many of the key markets in EMEA. We are pleased to announce that from January 2016 the territories that CCI Eurolam Group will handle on behalf of Pacothane Technologies LLC has been expanded to include the UK, Benelux, Scandinavia and Switzerland
Pacothane services the worldwide PCB market, which includes Rigid Multilayer, Rigid/Flex, Cover-layer Flex, Flexible Multilayer, Copper and Un-Clad Laminates and Smart Cards. Its products, manufactured in the USA, are used in over fifty countries worldwide and have gained the reputation for being the leading products used for Lamination Assist. The company offers comprehensive technical support for all of its products through a strong network of distributors.
CCI Eurolam Group, celebrated its centenary in 2014, is an EMEA leading distributor of products used in the PCB and related industries. The Group represents many of the world’s major manufacturers including DuPont, Dow Chemicals, EMC, Arlon, Kingboard, Agfa, CAC, LCOA and its broad product offering is supported by distribution centres in Germany, the UK and France, with a team of dedicated technical service specialists.
The "Global Copper Clad Laminates Market (by Type, Application, Reinforcement Material, & Region): Insights and Forecast with Potential Impact of COVID-19 (2023-2028)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
The SCHMID Group, a global solution provider for the high-tech electronics, photovoltaics, glass and energy systems industries, will be exhibiting at productronica in Munich from November 14 – 17, 2023.
The topic of intrinsic copper structure has been largely neglected in discussions regarding the PCB fabrication quality control process. At face value, this seems especially strange considering that copper has been the primary conductor in all wiring boards and substrates since they were first invented. IPC and other standards almost exclusively address copper thickness with some mild attention being paid to surface structure for signal loss-mitigation/coarse properties.
At PCB West, I sat down for an interview with John Andresakis, the director of business development for Quantic Ohmega. I asked John to update us on the company’s newest materials, trends in advanced materials, and the integration of Ticer Technologies, which Quantic acquired in 2021. As John explains, much of the excitement in materials focuses on laminates with lower and lower dielectric constants.
Printed circuit board (PCB) reliability testing is generally performed by exposing the board to various mechanical, electrical, and/or thermal stimuli delineated by IPC standards, and then evaluating any resulting failure modes. Thermal shock testing is one type of reliability test that involves repeatedly exposing the PCB test board to a 288°C pot of molten solder for a specific time (typically 10 seconds) and measuring the number of cycles it takes for a board’s copper layer to separate from the organic dielectric layer. If there is no delamination, fabricators can rest assured that the board will perform within expected temperature tolerances in the real world.