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  • Carbon Ink
    Post time: 07-23-2019

    Using carbon ink in place of Hard gold is an option that offers lower costs and high robustness. Using carbon ink reduces material costs by replacing gold with carbon, and reduces process costs by “replacing the electrolytic bath with a simple screen-printing process.” And regarding Robustness, t...Read more »

  • ENIG
    Post time: 07-23-2019

    The ENIG (Electroless Nickel Immersion Gold) finish has historically been the best fine-pitch (flat) surface and lead-free option worldwide. ENIG is a two-step process that layers a thin coating of gold over a thin coating of nickel. The nickel serves as a barrier to the copper and is the surface...Read more »

  • Post time: 07-23-2019

    HASL Hot air solder leveling (HASL), is known as the tried-and-true copper plating method. This process works by dipping a board in molten solder and then leveling it off with a hot air knife, hence its name. HASL is known for being the least expensive type of PCB surface finish, for being widely...Read more »

  • Post time: 07-23-2019

    Hard gold, technically known as hard electrolytic gold, consists of a layer of gold plated over a coating of nickel. Hard gold is known for being exceptionally durable and is often used in high-wear areas such as edge connector fingers. The gold is typically 98% pure 24-carat gold with an applica...Read more »