What is high Tg PCB (fr4-170TG, TG 130-140, FR4 Tg150)

In recent years, there are more and more customers request to manufacture PCB with high Tg, in the following we would like to describe what is high Tg PCB.

fr4 170tg
fr4 170tg

Normally high Tg refers to high heat resistance in PCB raw material, the standard Tg for copper clad laminate is between 130 – 140℃, High Tg is generally greater than 170℃, and middle Tg is generally greater than 150℃. Basically the printed circuit board with Tg≥170℃, we call high Tg PCB. As the rapid development of electric industry, especially for the computer as the representative of electronic products, developing toward the high performance, high multilayer requires PCB substrate material with higher heat resistance to ensure high reliability. On the other hand, as a result of development of SMT, CMT with high density pcb assembly technology, the PCB manufacturing with small hole size, fine lines and thin thickness are more and more inseparable from the support of high heat resistance.

fr4 170tg
fr4 170tg

If the Tg of PCB substrate is increased, the heat resistance, moisture resistance, chemical resistance and stability of printed circuit boards will be improved as well. The high Tg applicates more in the lead free pcb manufacturing process.

Therefore, the difference between general FR4 and high Tg FR4 is, in the hot state, especially in the heat absorption with moisture, the high Tg PCB substrate will perform better than general FR4 in the aspects of mechanical strength, dimensional stability, adhesiveness, water absorption and thermal decomposition.

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2 Responses to “What is high Tg PCB (fr4-170TG, TG 130-140, FR4 Tg150)”

  1. ban says:

    Hello ,
    Please send me the offer for PCB with these technical specifications FR4 TG130 ASAP for quantity 133 pcs .
    Thank you
    Best Regards
    Ban Nicoleta

  2. Love PCB says:

    Hello Ban,

    Thanks for your inquiry, our sales girl from PCB team will contact you later and send you the quotation about 133pcs FR4 TG130 PCB.

    Have a nice day.


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