Printed Circuit Board Manufacturing Capabilities


Listed below are Sunstone's printed circuit board assembly and PCB manufacturing capabilities. Our PCB production process provides you with everything you need to design and produce high-quality printed circuit boards.

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Detailed Printed Circuit Board Assembly Capabilities

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PCB Manufacturing Capabilities: Inner Layers Instant Online

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Copper weight (oz/sq ft) pre-plate
 < 0.5 oz Cu No   Yes*
0.5 oz Cu No Yes*
1 oz Cu Yes Yes*
2 oz Cu Yes Yes*
3 oz Cu No Yes*
>3 oz Cu No Yes*
* Material availability may impact lead time
A variety of laminate thicknesses and copper weights are stocked, some specific combinations of thickness and copper weight may have to be ordered and could affect lead time.
Minimum trace/space      
 < 0.5 oz Cu N/A   0.002" / 0.002" 
0.5 oz Cu N/A 0.003" / 0.003"
1.0 oz Cu 0.004" / 0.004" 0.003" / 0.003"
2.0 oz Cu 0.005" / 0.005" 0.004" / 0.004"
>2.0 oz Cu N/A 0.006" / 0.006"
Minimum clearances and pads

Clearances for Through Hole Drill 0.020" larger than finished hole size.  < 0.020" larger than finished hole size
Pads for Through Hole Drill 0.018" larger than finished hole size. < 0.016" larger than finished hole size
Plated Slots Pads 0.020" larger than finished slot dimension < 0.020" larger than finished slot dimension
Plated Slots Clearances 0.020" larger than finished slot dimension < 0.020" larger than finished slot dimension
Minimum backset (distance from copper feature to route/cut-line) 0.020" < 0.020"
Trace width variation 20% +/- 0.0005"
Layer to layer registration variation +/- 0.005" / layer +/- 0.001" / layer
PCB Manufacturing Capabilities: Outer Layers  Instant Online

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Copper weight (oz/sq ft) finished copper weight
 < 1.0 oz Cu No    Yes 
1.0 oz Cu Yes Yes
2.0 oz Cu Yes  Yes
3.0 oz Cu Yes  Yes
>3.0 oz Cu No Yes
Minimum trace/space (finished copper weight)
 < 1.0 oz Cu  N/A   0.001" / 0.001"
1 oz Cu 0.004" / 0.004"  0.003" / 0.003"
2.0 oz Cu 0.005" / 0.005"  0.004" / 0.004"
3.0 oz Cu 0.007" / 0.007"  0.006" / 0.006"
>3.0 oz Cu N/A RFQ
Pads 0.016" larger than finished hole size.  < 0.016" larger than finished hole size
Minimum backset (distance from copper to board edge) 0.010" < 0.010"
Trace width variation 20% +/- 0.001"
Layer to layer registration variation +/- 0.005" / layer +/- 0.001" / layer
Board thickness available
 0.003" - 0.010" No   Yes
 0.021" - 0.130" Yes   Yes
> 0.131" No  Yes
* Material availability may impact lead time
A variety of laminate thicknesses and copper weights are stocked, some specific combinations of thickness and copper weight may have to be ordered and could affect lead time.
Layer count
1 - 20 layers   Yes Yes
21 -32 layers  No  Yes
PCB Manufacturing Capabilities: Soldermask  Instant Online

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Material Liquid photo imageable Liquid photo imageable
Color Green / blue / black / red / white RFQ for colors other than Green / blue / black / red / white 
Registration variation +/- 0.005" +/- 0.003"
Minimum web 0.004" < 0.004"
Soldermask Artwork Requirement Pad size + smallest board spacing
We will adjust
 
PCB Manufacturing Capabilities: Silkscreen Instant Online

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Character placement variation +/- 0.010" < +/- 0.010"
Minimum Character height 0.050" 0.050"
Minimum Character width 0.030" 0.030"
Minimum Character thickness 0.006" 0.006"
Minimum Character spacing 0.005"  0.005"
NOTE: For designs requiring silkscreen without soldermask use PCBpro Full Feature or Custom Quote. 
Type Epoxy thermal cure White,yellow, black
Color White White,yellow, black
PCB Manufacturing Capabilities: Drill  Instant Online

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Drill sizes available

 

 

Variation

(Smallest drill 0.0.008")

 

 0.005" radial

 


 

 

 

 (Smallest drill 0.005")

  

0.005" radial

Hole size variation (post-plate) +/- 0.003" of supplied drill info
+/- 0.002" of supplied drill info

NOTE: Hole sizes 0.018" or less may be plugged

Note: For Prototype = Yes orders holes > 0.250" will be non-plated

PCB Manufacturing Capabilities Route (individual) Instant Online
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Variation +/- 0.010" of board outline layer < +/- 0.010" of board outline layer
Router bits used 0.093" as small as 0.015"
individual routing Yes Yes
V-score / Jump score Yes Yes
Tab routing Yes  Yes
Canned circles Yes Yes
Slots Yes Yes
Countersink Yes No
Internal cut-outs Yes Yes
Bevel Yes Yes
Non-Plated Holes Yes Yes
Maximum board size 12" x 14" Maximum board size, not to exceed a total of 168 sq in. > (14" x 18")
Minimum board dimensions 0.25" < 0.25"
PCB Manufacturing Capabilities: Route (Tab) Instant Online

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Space between boards 0.0" send 1 up data and we step out the panels  0.0" send 1 up data and we step out the panels 
Border around pallet 0.05"  0.05"
Overall panel size Varies with board size (approximately 12" x 14") Varies with board size (approximately 12" x 14")
PCB Manufacturing Capabilities: V-scoring Instant Online

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Space between boards 0.0" send 1 up data and we step out the panels  0.0" send 1 up data and we step out the panels 
Border around pallet 0.05"  0.05"
Overall panel size Varies with board size (approximately 12" x 14") Varies with board size (approximately 12" x 14")
Minimum board size 0.25" x 0.25" 0.15" x 0.15"
Minimum copper keep-out

0.030" from route / cut-line

< 0.030" from route / cut-line
PCB Manufacturing Capabilities: Gold tips Instant Online

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Degree bevel 15, 30 & 45 degrees RFQ if different angle required
Minimum gold thickness 30u"   RFQ if different from 30u" required
Minimum Ni thickness 100u" RFQ if different from 100u" required
PCB Manufacturing Capabilities: Plating Instant Online

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Minimum average Copper in holes 0.0008"   other than 0.0008"
Minimum Plated Copper on surface None  None
PCB Manufacturing Capabilities: Material Instant Online

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*FR-4 Tg rating 150 or 170 Tg Various
High Tg, high Td, low CTE (For no-lead applications) Yes Yes
Rogers 3000 Series  No Yes
Rogers 4000 Series  No     Yes
Rogers RT duroid (5000 and 6000 series) No   Yes
Taconic materials  No    Yes
Arlon Materials  No Yes
 Polyflon Materials No    Yes 
*FR-4 Material 370HR Equivalent
Stencils Instant Online

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Availability Yes
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