Flexible PCB & Flexible Circuit Board
Flexible pcb also known as flex circuit, sometimes regarded as a printed circuit board (PCB) that can bend, actually there are significant differences between pcb and flex circuit when designing, fabrication and functionality. A flexible printed circuit consists of a metallic layer of traces, usually copper bonded to a dielectric layer(polyimide). Flex circuit requires a unique, special own rules which termed by Hitech’s professional team.
Flex PCBs Defined
A Flex Circuit or Flex PCB is a patterned arrangement of printed circuitry and components that utilizes flexible based material with or without flexible coverlay. These flexible electronic assemblies may be fabricated using the same components used for rigid printed circuit boards, but allowing the board to conform to a desired shape (flex) during its application.
Flexible PCB / FPCB Applications
Flexible PCBs are used widely in everyday technology and electronics in addition to high-end, complex completed components. Two of the most prominent examples of flexible circuit usage is in modern portable electronics, devices, hard disk drives and desktop printers.