At Bay Area Circuits, to offer many different types of PCB materials for PCB manufacture, from standard FR4 material to Ceramic Polymer, Ceramic/PTFE, Hydrocarbon/Ceramic, PTFE Composite & Polyimide materials, we work with a variety of material suppliers including Arlon, Isola, Iteq, Nelco, Rogers, Taconic & Ventec.

Our Material Library provides links to data sheets for many of the more popular PCB materials we offer for a variety of applications including; RF/Microwave, Signal Integrity & Temperature Cycling.  This is by no means an all-inclusive list of materials we offer so please contact us for information on other available material suppliers and types.

Your application should influence your choice of PCB material (e.g. printed circuit board assemblies). If you need assistance selecting the right material – whether it’s standard FR4 material or something unique – contact our customer service team and we’ll be glad to assist!

Standard Materials
Type Manufacturer Product TG TD DK DF IPC 4101C
IPC 4013B Lead-Free Process Halogen-Free Process Application UL Approved
FR4 Isola FR408HR 190 360 3.68 0.0092 /21 /24 /121 /124 /129   Yes No Signal Integrity No
FR4 Ventec VT-42 140 310 4.3 0.015 /21   No No Standard No
FR4 Ventec VT-47 180 355 4.27 0.016 /97 /98 /99 /101 /126   Yes No Standard Yes
FR4 Ventec VT-481 155 345 4.3 0.015 /97 /98 /99 /101   Yes No Standard Yes
Polyimide Arlon Arlon 85N 250 407 4.2 0.01 /40 /41   Yes Yes Temperature Cycling No
Polyimide Ventec VT-901 250 390 4.05 0.013 /40 /41 /42   Yes No Temperature Cycling No
                         
Frequently Used Materials
Type Manufacturer Product TG TD DK DF IPC 4101C
IPC 4013B Lead-Free Process Halogen-Free Process Application UL Approved
Ceramic Polymer Rogers TMM10  N/A  425  9.2 0.0022      Yes  No  RF / Microwave  No 
Ceramic Polymer Rogers TMM10i  N/A 425  9.8  0.002      Yes  No  RF / Microwave  No 
Ceramic Polymer Rogers TMM13i  N/A 425  12.85  0.0019      Yes  No  RF / Microwave  No 
Ceramic / PTFE Rogers RT/Duroid 6002  N/A 500  2.94  0.0012      Yes  No  RF / Microwave  No 
Ceramic / PTFE Rogers RO3003 N/A 500 3 0.0013 /16   Yes No RF/Microwave No
Ceramic / PTFE Rogers RO3006  N/A 500  6.15  0.002      Yes  No  RF / Microwave  No 
Ceramic / PTFE Rogers RT / Duroid 6006  N/A 500  6.15  0.0027      Yes  No  RF / Microwave  No 
Ceramic / PTFE Rogers RO3010  N/A 500  10.2  0.0022      Yes  No  RF / Microwave  No 
Ceramic / PTFE Rogers RT / Duroid 6010  N/A 500  10.2  0.0023      Yes  No  RF / Microwave  No 
FR4 Isola 370HR 180 340 4.17 0.0150-0.0250 /98 /99 /101 /126   Yes No Standard Yes
FR4 Isola FR408 180 360 3.67 0.012 /24 /121 /124   Yes No Signal Integrity No
FR4 Isola Itera MT40 200 360 3.45 0.0031 /102 /17  Yes No Signal Integrity / RF No
FR4 Isola Astra MT77 200 360 3 0.0017 Yes No RF / Microwave No
FR4 Isola Tachyon 100G 180 360 3.04 0.0021 /102 /17 Yes No RF / Microwave No
FR4 ITEQ IT180A 175 345 4.4 0.015 /21 /24 /26 /98 /99 /101 /121 /124 /126 /129 Yes No Standard Yes
FR4 Ventec VT-447 180 380 4.35 0.013 /127 /128 /130   Yes Yes Standard No
FR4 Ventec VT-441 150 385 4.4 0.014 /127 /128   Yes Yes Standard No
FR4 Ventec VT-464(D) 160 400 3.0-3.6 0.004-0.008 /127 /128   Yes Yes Signal Integrity No
Hydrocarbon / Ceramic Rogers RO4003C 280 390 3.38 0.0027 /10  Yes No RF No
Hydrocarbon / Ceramic Rogers RO4350B 280 425 3.48 0.0037 /11 /240  Yes No RF No
Hydrocarbon / Ceramic Rogers RO4450F 280 390 3.52 0.004 Yes No RF No
PTFE Composite Rogers RT/duroid 5870/5880 N/A 500 2.33 0.0012 /5  Yes No RF/Microwave No
PTFE Composite Taconic TLY-5 N/A N/A 2.20 0.0009   Yes No RF/Microwave No
                       
Special Project / Legacy Materials
Type Manufacturer Product TG TD DK DF IPC 4101C
IPC 4013B Lead-Free Process Halogen-Free Process Application UL Approved
Ceramic Polymer Rogers TMM3 N/A 425 3.27 0.002 Yes No RF / Microwave No
Ceramic Polymer Rogers TMM4 N/A 425 4.5 0.002 Yes No RF / Microwave No
Ceramic Polymer Rogers TMM6 N/A 425 6 0.0023 Yes No RF / Microwave No
FR4 Kingboard KB-6160A 135 305 4.5 0.022 /21   No No Standard No
FR4 Kingboard KB-6167F 175 350 4.5 0.017 /126   Yes No Standard Yes
FR4 Nelco 4000-13 EP SI 210 350 3.3 – 3.7 0.007 – 0.008 /29   Yes No Signal Integrity No
FR4 Panasonic Megtron 7  200 400  3.63  0.002      Yes  No  Signal Integrity   
FR4 Panasonic Megtron 6  185 410  3.710  0.002      Yes  No  Signal Integrity   
FR4 Panasonic Megtron 4  176 360  3.9  0.005      Yes  No  Signal Integrity   
Polyimide Isola P95/P25 260 416 3.76 0.0179 /40 /41 /42   Yes No Temperature Cycling No
Polyimide Isola P96/P26 260 396 3.76 0.017 /40 /41 /42   Yes No Temperature Cycling No
Polyimide Ventec VT-90H 250 390 4.05 0.013 /40 /41 /42   Yes No Temperature Cycling No
                         

The information above is provided for convenience and in some cases, typical values are displayed. Please consult the manufacturer data sheet for complete and accurate information.