IMS pool

Insulated Metal Substrate Service

Made in Europe

Our PCB IMS pool service offers a cost effective solution for Insulated Metal Substrate boards that are used in today’s high-intensity LED, power conversion and automotive applications.

Using IMS boards helps improve heat dissipation management and thus can improve the life and reliability of your products.

Our IMS pool offers a cost effective solution together with all the benefits from our other order-pooling services for aluminium-backed PCB’s.

What’s Available

  • Bare Board or Assembled PCB’s
  • Bare Board PCB’s in 5 Working Days or Assembled PCB’s in 10 Working Days*
  • 1 layer from 1 Piece Onwards
  • Specially Tested Material
  • 1 Soldermasks and 1 Legend/Silkscreen
  • Lead-free HAL Finish
  • Aluminium Backed Material Optimised for Maximum Heat Dissipation
  • No Tooling Charges
  • No Minimum Order Charge.
  • 100% Manufacturability Check Prior to Production
  • PCB Configurator to check and upload design parameters before pricing
  • PCB Checker to analyses your data before you place your order
  • BOM and CPL analysis

IMS PCBs

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IMS pool service parameters

Number of Layers

1

Maximum PCB Dimension

580mm x 425mm

Minimum PCB Dimension

5mm x 5mm

Base Material

Polytherm TC-Lam 2.0

Base Material Thickness

ALU 1.55mm, 100µm insulation

Base Copper Foil

35µm/1oz

Surface Finish

Lead-free HAL

Soldermask Type/Colour

Pooled – White or Black

Non-Pooled – Green

Legend Type/Colour

White or Black

Min. Track Width/Spacing

0.150mm

Min. Finished Hole size

0.600mm

Minimum Outer Layer Pad Diameter = Finished Hole Size + Listed Value

0.250mm

Minimum Copper to Board Edge Clearance

Routed – 0.250mm

Slots and Cut-outs

Tool Size – 2.0mm

Delivery Panels (customer panels)

Break-routed with 2 mm Tool

Maximum Customer Panel

550 x 425mm

For larger – please request a quotation

Minimum Customer Panel

50mm x 50mm

Electrical Test

Option

UL Marking

Not yet available

Stencil Material

100µm and 130µm Stainless Steel

Maximum Stencil Size

595mm x 595mm

The IMS pool calculator starts with Default Settings, as described in this document

IMS pool Assembly Service Parameters

Number of Component Layers

1

Quantities

1 PCB and up

Lead Time

10 working days* (5 for manufacture and 5 for assembly)

Minimum PCB Dimensions

5mm x 5mm

Maximum Customer Panel

326mm x 426mm

Assembly Type

SMT – single sided

Components

Passive Components  – 0201 and higher

Active Components – from 0,35mm pitch

BGA – 0,4mm pitch and Above

Solder Alloy

Basis SAC 305 Sn 96,5 Ag3 Cu 0,5 lead-free

Solderpaste Stencil

Laser cut

(included in the assembly cost – not delivered with the assembled boards)

Component Sourcing

All Components Sourced by Eurocircuits

(Components not sourceable by Eurocircuits can be supplied by the customer)

Quality Inspection

Visual inspection

Solderpaste Inspection (SPI)

BGA Placement

X-ray Inspection

*Notes

  1. Subject to component availability.
  2. The price cannot be automatically calculated for a PCB containing more than 200 BOM lines or 1000 component placements, our engineering department will evaluate and send you an offer usually within 24 hours.
  3. The Standard Delivery is 5 Working Days. During calculation this may slightly increase depending upon order volume and available production capacity.