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From: Roy Battell
Subject: Re: How thick is the copper on PCB's
Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2002 12:26:16 +0000
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In article , Steve Drake
>Hi, I was just wondering how this is the copper on
>standard 1oz,2oz copper PCB's. I seem to remember
>that the most common PCB material is about 62 thou.
>but I can't find information on how thick the copper
>layer is. I have looked and the data sheets I did see
>talk about diaelectric constant, stability etc. but
>nothing saying how thick the copper is on the PCB.
>Could anyone tell me where I can find that information,
>or is there some way to calculate it off a data sheet.
>Thank you for any information or help you can send
1oz/sq foot copper = 0.035mm thickness if fairly typical.
High current designs often use thicker plating.
For more info on current capacity visit either of
http://www.vutrax.co.uk (Main UK site for Vutrax CAD)
http://www.protonique.com/vutrax (Central Europe Mirror)
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