The closest isolated MCPCB performance to copper Direct Thermal Path MCPCB. The dielectric thermal conductivity used may seem low in performance at only 7,5 W/MK. But it's ultra thin 10µm (0,01mm) thickness makes the thermal resistance superior to the brittle and expensive Aluminun Nitride which needs much more thickness to be reliable. The dielectric layer also will not delaminate even when the solder mask already damaged unlike most other non DTP boards.
This 21mm board designed specifically for 15 watt quad-trix Nichia E17A/E21A. Also compatible with Cree XD16.
- Direct access to each LED for multi colour application.
- Configurable to 3V, 6V, 9V, and 12V to suit almost any applications and broader driver selections.
- Very high performance beyond what can be achieved compared to normal isolated non DTP MCPCB in such a compact footprint.
- Paired with 4 x E21A can be overdriven up to 35 watt (with proper cooling).
- 2,5mm holes can be tapped to fit M3×0,5 screws for alternate mounting options with thin heat sink plate.
- Bright reflective white solder mask
- Almost invisible (from afar and when lit) yellow marking for enhanced aesthetic
- Very thin solder mask for minimum solder bond line
- Copper pads plating: OSP to get every last bit of thermal performance
- Routed outline, not punched to get the flattest possible bottom.
MCPCB's general specifications:
- MCPCB diameter 21mm ±0,1mm
- Thickness: 2mm ±0,1mm
- Dielectric thickness: 30µm ±3µm
- Dielectric thermal conductivity: 7,5W/MK
- Copper trace: 35µm for better reflow process
- Solder mask thickness: 15µm ±5µm
- Anode – cathode gap: 0,2mm
- Final quadtrix footprint: slightly adjustable from 4,35mm × 4,35mm to 4,45mm x 4,45mm.
- For manual reflow we strongly suggest Pb63Sn37 solder paste or pure Indium wire. Poorer wetting of leadfree solder paste requires precise dispensing and LEDs placement.
- The ultra thin solder mask/solder resist is somewhat fragile, especially in hot temperature during reflow process. Avoid any hard and sharp objects on it.
- Solder mask is rated to survive multiple reflows up to 300°C only for a brief moment (< 30 seconds). Prolonged high temperature exposure above 240°C will make it less white while still functional
- Soldering LED wire can be difficult because the board is very thermally conductive.
- Fixes: Use more powerful solder iron with as big as possible tip, pre-heat the base (or the case/host), use intermediate wire (solder a short slave wire to the pad first).
For additional cost, we can solder any suitable LED(s) on the MCPCB. Please buy the LED(s) first and then buy the soldering service. We'll reflow the MCPCB using LED in your cart.
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