Double Satisfaction from PCBTok’s Double-Sided PCB
The difference between Double-sided PCBs is that it has two-sided traces that come with the top layer and bottom layer. Double-sided PCBs emerge with conductive elements like copper, gold, or silver on both sides of the circuit.
Since it has two surfaces, it doubles the ability of conductive layers, having more room for other parts of the electronic.
Twice the Fun on Having your Double-Sided PCB Here on PCBTok
PCBTok has been one of the major manufacturers of Double-sided PCBs here on PCBTok. We specialize in doubling the capabilities of your Double-sided PCB by providing these services.
- Top and Bottom Layout assistance from our team of professionals
- Top-Grade materials to be used for all your Double-sided PCBs.
- All PCBs will go through robotic and human assessors to comply with your standards.
Don’t know where to start in creating your Double-Sided PCB? Already has a design to manufacture? Contact us or give us a call here at PCBTok for your PCB needs!
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How Does PCBTok Double-Sided PCB Work?
These Double-sided PCBs or also known as Two-layer PCBs are one of the most predominant types of PCB in the name of electronic industry. As the name sounds, Double-sided PCBs have two-sided traces, the top layer, and the bottom layer.
Double-sided PCB’s merged components can be used separately. One side for the first technology, the second side for another. Because of that, Double-sided PCBs create more flexibility and variety compared to Single-layer ones.
These kinds of PCBs are one of the key element for the electronic industry as it is commonly used in complex circuitry like computer processor units and medical technologies.
If you want a more complex PCB than the Single-layer but find Multi-layer PCB too complex for your product, then Double-sided PCB is the best for you.
Double-Sided PCB Production Process
Curious to know how PCBTok manufactures our high-quality, reliable Double-Sided PCBs? Here’s our process.
- After cutting and baking the board, we drill the boards based on the client’s schematic design.
- We process them to PTH or Black hole.
- Run through boards from our high-tech machines like pattern plating machines, etching machines, stripping machines, etc.
- 100% inspection from both robotics and visual inspectors.
- Carefully Packaging end-product double-sided PCBs.
Double-Sided PCB Usage
Double-sided PCBs has been very beneficial for customers who are not satisfied to Single-Layer PCB’s simplicity but
- Reduced Cost because of reduced board size.
- Additional space for additional components
- Easier to manage than multilayer PCBs
- Allow higher density component.
- Increased heat dissipation.
Double Satisfaction from PCBTok’s Double-Sided PCBs
Different variations of PCBs are used in electronics and industrial applications. Double-sided PCBs are one of those. These types of PCBs are almost as same as Single-Layer PCBs, only it has two sided traces. It’s top and bottom layer are both functional unlike the Single-Layer PCBs.
Since both of its layers are functional, Double-sided PCBs allows manufacturers and creators to let traces cross over each other. Because of that, it results in higher density circuits, reduced board size, and it’s easily manageable compared to Multi-layer PCBs.
Double-sided PCBs are more cost-efficient, material saving than Single-Layer PCB but lesser complex circuitry than Multilayer PCBs.
Double-Sided PCB Fabrication
Almost all high-grade advanced materials for Double-sided PCBs are very much available here in PCBTok. PCBTok only has the latest, certified, and high-grade materials for our production process.
We can do any kind of specifications to your design, especially for its raw materials. We offer materials from Shengyi, Kingboard, M4, M6, Rogers, Isola, and much more! Just request it from our team and we will gladly help you.
The most standard Soldermask color is undeniably green for PCBs, but here on PCBTok, we prioritize your designs! PCB solder mask doesn’t only provide a protective coating on the board’s copper traces, it also adds the image to the PCB’s overall look.
PCBTok offers a wide range of color choices. Red, Blue, Green, Black, and even Transparent Soldermask! Call us here on PCBTok to know if your preferred color is available.
OEM & ODM Double-Sided PCB Applications
Double-Sided PCB Production Details As Following Up
|1||Layer Count||1-20 layers||22-40 layer|
|2||Base Material||KB、Shengyi、ShengyiSF305、FR408、FR408HR、IS410、FR406、GETEK、370HR、IT180A、Rogers4350、Rogers400、PTFE Laminates(Rogers series、Taconic series、Arlon series、Nelco series)、Rogers/Taconic/Arlon/Nelco laminate with FR-4 material(including partial Ro4350B hybrid laminating with FR-4)|
|3||PCB Type||Rigid PCB/FPC/Flex-Rigid||Backplane、HDI、High multi-layer blind&buried PCB、Embedded Capacitance、Embedded resistance board 、Heavy copper power PCB、Backdrill.|
|4||Lamination type||Blind&buried via type||Mechanical blind&burried vias with less than 3 times laminating||Mechanical blind&burried vias with less than 2 times laminating|
|HDI PCB||1+n+1,1+1+n+1+1,2+n+2,3+n+3(n buried vias≤0.3mm),Laser blind via can be filling plating||1+n+1,1+1+n+1+1,2+n+2,3+n+3(n buried vias≤0.3mm),Laser blind via can be filling plating|
|5||Finished Board Thickness||0.2-3.2mm||3.4-7mm|
|6||Minimum Core Thickness||0.15mm(6mil)||0.1mm(4mil)|
|7||Copper Thickness||Min. 1/2 OZ, Max. 4 OZ||Min. 1/3 OZ, Max. 10 OZ|
|9||Maximum Board Size||500*600mm(19”*23”)||1100*500mm(43”*19”)|
|10||Hole||Min laser drilling size||4mil||4mil|
|Max laser drilling size||6mil||6mil|
|Max aspect ratio for Hole plate||10:1（hole diameter＞8mil）||20:1|
|Max aspect ratio for laser via filling plating||0.9:1(Depth included copper thickness)||1:1(Depth included copper thickness)|
|Max aspect ratio for mechanical depth-
control drilling board(Blind hole drilling depth/blind hole size)
|0.8:1(drilling tool size≥10mil)||1.3:1(drilling tool size≤8mil),1.15:1(drilling tool size≥10mil)|
|Min. depth of Mechanical depth-control(back drill)||8mil||8mil|
|Min gap between hole wall and
conductor (None blind and buried via PCB)
|Min gap between hole wall conductor (Blind and buried via PCB)||8mil(1 times laminating),10mil(2 times laminating), 12mil(3 times laminating)||7mil(1 time laminating), 8mil(2 times laminating), 9mil(3 times laminating)|
|Min gab between hole wall conductor(Laser blind hole buried via PCB)||7mil（1+N+1）；8mil（1+1+N+1+1 or 2+N+2）||7mil（1+N+1）；8mil（1+1+N+1+1 or 2+N+2）|
|Min space between laser holes and conductor||6mil||5mil|
|Min space between hole walls in different net||10mil||10mil|
|Min space between hole walls in the same net||6mil(thru-hole& laser hole PCB),10mil(Mechanical blind&buried PCB)||6mil(thru-hole& laser hole PCB),10mil(Mechanical blind&buried PCB)|
|Min space bwteen NPTH hole walls||8mil||8mil|
|Hole location tolerance||±2mil||±2mil|
|Pressfit holes tolerance||±2mil||±2mil|
|Countersink depth tolerance||±6mil||±6mil|
|Countersink hole size tolerance||±6mil||±6mil|
|11||Pad(ring)||Min Pad size for laser drillings||10mil(for 4mil laser via),11mil(for 5mil laser via)||10mil(for 4mil laser via),11mil(for 5mil laser via)|
|Min Pad size for mechanical drillings||16mil(8mil drillings)||16mil(8mil drillings)|
|Min BGA pad size||HASL:10mil, LF HASL:12mil, other surface technics are 10mil(7mil is ok for flash gold)||HASL:10mil, LF HASL:12mil, other surface technics are 7mi|
|Pad size tolerance(BGA)||±1.5mil(pad size≤10mil);±15%(pad size>10mil)||±1.2mil(pad size≤12mil);±10%(pad size≥12mil)|
|1OZ: 3/4mil||1OZ: 3/4mil|
|2OZ: 4/5.5mil||2OZ: 4/5mil|
|3OZ: 5/8mil||3OZ: 5/8mil|
|4OZ: 6/11mil||4OZ: 6/11mil|
|5OZ: 7/14mil||5OZ: 7/13.5mil|
|6OZ: 8/16mil||6OZ: 8/15mil|
|7OZ: 9/19mil||7OZ: 9/18mil|
|8OZ: 10/22mil||8OZ: 10/21mil|
|9OZ: 11/25mil||9OZ: 11/24mil|
|10OZ: 12/28mil||10OZ: 12/27mil|
|1OZ: 4.8/5mil||1OZ: 4.5/5mil|
|1.43OZ（negative ）:5/8||1.43OZ（negative ）:5/7|
|2OZ: 6/8mil||2OZ: 6/7mil|
|3OZ: 6/12mil||3OZ: 6/10mil|
|4OZ: 7.5/15mil||4OZ: 7.5/13mil|
|5OZ: 9/18mil||5OZ: 9/16mil|
|6OZ: 10/21mil||6OZ: 10/19mil|
|7OZ: 11/25mil||7OZ: 11/22mil|
|8OZ: 12/29mil||8OZ: 12/26mil|
|9OZ: 13/33mil||9OZ: 13/30mil|
|10OZ: 14/38mil||10OZ: 14/35mil|
|13||Dimension Tolerance||Hole Position||0.08 ( 3 mils)|
|Conductor Width(W)||20% Deviation of Master
|1mil Deviation of Master
|Outline Dimension||0.15 mm ( 6 mils)||0.10 mm ( 4 mils)|
|Conductors & Outline
( C – O )
|0.15 mm ( 6 mils)||0.13 mm ( 5 mils)|
|Warp and Twist||0.75%||0.50%|
|14||Solder Mask||Max drilling tool size for via filled with Soldermask (single side)||35.4mil||35.4mil|
|Soldermask color||Green, Black, Blue, Red, White, Yellow,Purple matte/glossy|
|Silkscreen color||White, Black,Blue,Yellow|
|Max hole size for via filled with Blue glue aluminium||197mil||197mil|
|Finish hole size for via filled with resin||4-25.4mil||4-25.4mil|
|Max aspect ratio for via filled with resin board||8:1||12:1|
|Min width of soldermask bridge||Base copper≤0.5 oz、Immersion Tin： 7.5mil(Black), 5.5mil(Other color) , 8mil( on copper area)|
|Base copper≤0.5 oz、Finish treatment not Immersion Tin ： 5.5 mil(Black,extremity 5mil), 4mil(Other
color,extremity 3.5mil) , 8mil( on copper area
|Base coppe 1 oz: 4mil(Green), 5mil(Other color) , 5.5mil(Black,extremity 5mil),8mil( on copper area)|
|Base copper 1.43 oz: 4mil(Green), 5.5mil(Other color) , 6mil(Black), 8mil( on copper area)|
|Base copper 2 oz-4 oz: 6mil, 8mil( on copper area)|
|15||Surface Treatment||Lead free||Flash gold(electroplated gold)、ENIG、Hard gold、Flash gold、HASL Lead free、OSP、ENEPIG、Soft gold、Immersion silver、Immersion Tin、ENIG+OSP,ENIG+Gold finger,Flash gold(electroplated gold)+Gold finger,Immersion silver+Gold finger,Immersion Tin+Gold finge|
|Aspect ratio||10:1(HASL Lead free、HASL Lead、ENIG、Immersion Tin、Immersion silver、ENEPIG);8:1(OSP)|
|Max finished size||HASL Lead 22″*39″；HASL Lead free 22″*24″；Flash gold 24″*24″；Hard gold 24″*28″；ENIG 21″*27″；Flash gold(electroplated gold) 21″*48″；Immersion Tin 16″*21″；Immersion silver 16″*18″；OSP 24″*40″；|
|Min finished size||HASL Lead 5″*6″；HASL Lead free 10″*10″；Flash gold 12″*16″；Hard gold 3″*3″；Flash gold(electroplated gold) 8″*10″；Immersion Tin 2″*4″；Immersion silver 2″*4″；OSP 2″*2″；|
|PCB thickness||HASL Lead 0.6-4.0mm；HASL Lead free 0.6-4.0mm；Flash gold 1.0-3.2mm；Hard gold 0.1-5.0mm；ENIG 0.2-7.0mm；Flash gold(electroplated gold) 0.15-5.0mm；Immersion Tin 0.4-5.0mm；Immersion silver 0.4-5.0mm；OSP 0.2-6.0mm|
|Max high to gold finger||1.5inch|
|Min space between gold fingers||6mil|
|Min block space to gold fingers||7.5mil|
|16||V-Cutting||Panel Size||500mm X 622 mm ( max. )||500mm X 800 mm ( max. )|
|Board Thickness||0.50 mm (20mil) min.||0.30 mm (12mil) min.|
|Remain Thickness||1/3 board thickness||0.40 +/-0.10mm( 16+/-4 mil )|
|Tolerance||±0.13 mm(5mil)||±0.1 mm(4mil)|
|Groove Width||0.50 mm (20mil) max.||0.38 mm (15mil) max.|
|Groove to Groove||20 mm (787mil) min.||10 mm (394mil) min.|
|Groove to Trace||0.45 mm(18mil) min.||0.38 mm(15mil) min.|
|17||Slot||Slot size tol.L≥2W||PTH Slot: L：+/-0.13(5mil) W：+/-0.08(3mil)||PTH Slot: L：+/-0.10(4mil) W：+/-0.05(2mil)|
|NPTH slot(mm) L+/-0.10 (4mil) W：+/-0.05(2mil)||NPTH slot(mm) L：+/-0.08 (3mil) W：+/-0.05(2mil)|
|18||Min Spacing from hole edge to hole edge||0.30-1.60 (Hole Diameter)||0.15mm(6mil)||0.10mm(4mil)|
|1.61-6.50 (Hole Diameter)||0.15mm(6mil)||0.13mm(5mil)|
|19||Min spacing between hole edge to circuitry pattern||PTH hole: 0.20mm(8mil)||PTH hole: 0.13mm(5mil)|
|NPTH hole: 0.18mm(7mil)||NPTH hole: 0.10mm(4mil)|
|20||Image transfer Registration tol||Circuit pattern vs.index hole||0.10(4mil)||0.08(3mil)|
|Circuit pattern vs.2nd drill hole||0.15(6mil)||0.10(4mil)|
|21||Registration tolerance of front/back image||0.075mm(3mil)||0.05mm(2mil)|
|22||Multilayers||Layer-layer misregistration||4layers:||0.15mm(6mil)max.||4layers:||0.10mm(4mil) max.|
|Min. Spacing from Hole Edge to Innerlayer Pattern||0.225mm(9mil)||0.15mm(6mil)|
|Min.Spacing from Outline to Innerlayer Pattern||0.38mm(15mil)||0.225mm(9mil)|
|Min. board thickness||4layers:0.30mm(12mil)||4layers:0.20mm(8mil)|
|Board thickness tolerance||4layers:+/-0.13mm(5mil)||4layers:+/-0.10mm(4mil)|
|8-12 layers:+/-0.20mm (8mil)||8-12 layers:+/-0.15mm (6mil)|
|26||Impedance control||±5ohm(＜50ohm), ±10%(≥50ohm)|
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It takes 4-9 business days to deliver the packages to the hands
of our customers.
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It takes 4-7 business days to deliver the packages to the hands
of our customers.
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If your order is of large volume with PCBTok, you can also choose
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Please contact your sales representative for shipping solutions.
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Double-Sided PCB: The Completed FAQ Guide
When creating a double-sided PCB, certain factors must be considered. These include thermal, electrical, mechanical, and chemical properties. Copper is used primarily for conducting strips, while tin is used for solder. Both are good conductors. Paper impregnated with resin is used for the PCB board. and Glass fiber is also used for insulation. If your PCB has a lot of holes, you may want to consider using wave soldering.
You’ve probably heard of a double-sided printed circuit board (PCB), but what exactly is it? A conductive layer is present on both sides of this type of PCB. This enables you to use different circuit designs that can sink or source current, and it simplifies the assembly of your projects.
While the technology behind a double-sided PCB is still in its infancy, it offers numerous advantages. This article will look at the benefits and drawbacks of this type of PCB design.
One of the most common types of printed circuit boards is a single-sided PCB, which has only one layer of conducting material. They are used in electronics because they’re easier to produce than double-sided PCBs. The manufacturing process is also relatively straightforward with single-sided boards, so most PCB companies will be able to build them for you. In addition, single-sided PCBs are easy to order in bulk, which allows you to get a good price per board.
Multilayer PCB Stack-up
Single-sided PCBs are the most common type of circuit board and are used in several day-to-day electronic components. The process is fast and cost-effective, as the layout is simple and has fewer details than double-sided boards. Since both sides have the same component and trace count, the production process is faster and more cost-effective. Moreover, a single-sided PCB also has a lower price per unit because the process is more efficient.
As mentioned earlier, single-sided PCBs have fewer connections and a lower operating capacity. The board is not large enough to support multiple circuits or power-hungry components. Consequently, a single-sided PCB might not have enough power for your application. In addition, it is not possible to add a second layer to a single-sided PCB. A double-sided board has multiple layers to handle the same function.
When it comes to double-sided boards, double-sided flex PCBs are an excellent option for hobbyists. Just be sure to stick to 60-mil traces and avoid any 90-degree bends. Lastly, if you’re making a hobby board, you’ll also need a good laser printer, a dark box, and a thick curtain.
If you’re assembling a circuit board, then you’re probably wondering, “How do you make a double-sided PCBA?” If you’re looking to use a double-sided PCB for your project, you’re not alone.
There are many pros and cons to designing double-sided boards. Here are some of the best tools to use for the task. Keep in mind that some of these tools are better suited for simpler boards – and that a simple board can usually be built using less complex routing strategies.
When creating a double-sided PCB, first lay out the two-sided boards. Ideally, you’ll want the bottom sheet to be inked up so that the toner is on the bottom of the copper board.
After that, you’ll want to place the top transparency on the bottom sheet, using masking tape to ensure proper alignment. Once you’ve positioned your printed circuit design, you’ll need to mount the two boards.
Double-sided PCBs have two copper layers. The bottom layer is made up of insulating material called a substrate. This base material determines the type of PCB board. Copper foil is typically laminated on both sides of the substrate. Then, a solder mask is applied to protect the rest of the PCB.
Above this layer is a silkscreen that adds characters and symbols to the outside of the board to make it more readable.
Double-sided printed circuit boards have a number of benefits for companies. For one, they can house more components than single-sided boards. Additionally, these boards can use both sinking and sourcing current.
This allows double-sided PCBs to be used in many different applications. However, double-sided PCBs require skilled designers. Read on to discover what some of the benefits are. It is an excellent choice for mixed-technology boards.
When choosing the type of PCB that’s right for you, consider the many benefits of double-sided boards. Compared to single-sided PCBs, they’re easier to assemble. Plus, a double-sided PCB allows you to route Vcc and GND to the bottom layer. It is also more flexible than a single-sided PCB. Read on to learn more about double-sided boards and get started with your design today!
Single-sided PCBs are limited in terms of the number of connections they can have, and the operating capacity may not be enough for certain applications.
Benefits of Double-Sided PCB
Using a double-sided PCB allows you to maximize the number of connections that your PCB can make while minimizing the size of the board. In addition to reduced space and cost, double-sided boards allow for more intricate interconnections.
Double-sided PCBs are very affordable, allowing you to use them in more common electronics. In addition to this, they’re more flexible than a single-sided PCB, which allows you to fit more components on a smaller board. They also provide greater circuit density and are more durable than single-sided PCBs. These factors make double-sided PCBs a great choice for many applications.
The advantages of a double-sided PCB are the fact that you can have a variety of custom designs, as well as high-temperature materials and solder coating on both sides. As such, you can have an unlimited amount of projects powered by these boards, while still lowering the cost. However, a double-sided PCB has some disadvantages. Let’s look at some of the disadvantages of double-sided boards.
It is a type of printed circuit board made of two single-layer circuit boards fused together. The top layer of the double-sided PCB contains the conductive layer, while the bottom layer contains another conductive material. The conductive material is usually copper, although gold and silver are also suitable options. During the assembly process, the top layer must be cut and shaped properly so that it does not poke through the bottom layer.
It is better for sourcing or sinking current. The bottom layer is conductive and can be used for ground copper pours. It has many advantages over single-sided PCB, and it requires highly skilled designers to produce it. The advantages and disadvantages of double-sided PCB are outlined below. These advantages and disadvantages make it a more expensive and complex material to produce.
The main advantage of double-sided PCBs is their ability to increase the conducting power of the substrate core without sacrificing surface area. The top and base layers are separated by pads, which are a bit of copper that provides mechanical support to the segments. This double-sided PCB is the most common type. But what are the applications of double-sided PCB? The list of possible applications is almost endless.
Besides being an ideal choice for electronics, double-sided PCBs also have several advantages. First, they allow designers to mount components and conductive copper on both sides of the board, making the circuitry denser. Then, the double-sided circuit board can be used in complex electronics projects that require multiple layers. The other advantage is that the double-sided board can reduce the board’s size, which can reduce the overall cost.