American Standard Circuits Installs New Plasma Etching System


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American Standard Circuits has recently installed a new Model MK II Plasma Etching System from Plasma Etch.

The Plasma Etch MK-II plasma etching system offers technological advantages such as the unique combination of process temperature control and electrostatic shielding. Both work in harmony to produce the most consistent, most uniform, and most reliable etch rates obtainable across an entire board's surface.

The MK-II is an excellent choice for use in industrial clean room settings as a plasma etching system and works very well for treating flexible circuits. Flexible circuits may be placed on the horizontal shelves to prevent movement and shorting between electrodes.

“After a great deal of research, we felt that this was the best system for us to invest in at this time,” commented President and CEO Anaya Vardya. “The fact is that in the past three years our flex, rigid-flex and mixed material business has tripled making the addition of this system more important than ever. As always, our goal at American Standard Circuits is to provide our customers with the very best process solutions available in the industry today, and this plasma etching system represents just that.”

About American Standard Circuits

American Standard Circuits (ASC) prides itself on being a total solutions provider, manufacturing quality rigid, metal-backed, RF/microwave, flex, and rigid-flex PCBs for the medical, automotive, industrial, defense, and aerospace markets in volumes from test and prototypes to large production orders. ASC has the expertise to provide a wide variety of technologies in a time-critical environment. Their qualifications include AS9100 Rev D, ISO 9001:2015, MIL-PRF 31032, MIL-PRF-55110, MIL-PRF-50884 certification and ITAR registration. In addition to manufacturing in the USA, ASC can transition and manage your PCB requirements to lower cost regions via its qualified supply chain of offshore partners. ASC also holds many key patents for metal bonding processes. For more information about American Standard Circuits' services or to ask one of their technology experts a question go to www.asc-i.com.

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