Crystal Clear Transparent PCB from PCBTok

Transparent PCB is a special kind of PCB that allows you to see the internal components of the device. It is used in applications where it is important to keep the internal components visible, such as security cameras and high-end electronics.

Transparent PCB is one of the most popular products in the market, and PCBTok is proud to offer a wide range of transparent PCBs at our website. The transparent PCBs at PCBTok are produced with high quality material and advanced technology, so you can trust that they will work great for your project.

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Transparent PCBs: The Advantages of Circuit Board Transparency

Transparent PCB here at PCBTok is a special kind of circuit board. It is made out of a clear material that allows you to see the components on the other side. It is ideal for electronic devices, such as smartphones, TVs, and computers.

The transparent circuit board has many advantages over conventional boards. One of them is that it allows you to see what’s going on inside your device without having to open it up. This makes it easier to troubleshoot problems and makes repairs cheaper since you don’t have to replace parts or build new ones if they break down over time due to wear and tear caused by everyday use in the real world.

The best place to buy transparent PCB is from PCBTok, where you can rest assured that you’re getting the highest-quality product at an affordable price. There’s no need to go anywhere else when you already have access to everything you need right here at PCBTok!

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Transparent PCB By Type

Glass PCB

Made from a glass material that is used for making PCB transparent, allowing visibility through them. Allows to see what is located inside the enclosure or embedded circuitry.

Clear Flex PCB

High-quality flexible PCB made from clear materials allow makers, hobbyists, and professionals to create innovative electronics with visually appealing form factor.

Ceramic PCB

Made from clear ceramic material is the perfect choice for applications requiring exceptional transparency, high thermal conductivity, and thermal characteristics.

Tempered Glass PCB

A PCB made from clear tempered glass material, with high transparency and high thermal resistance. It is suitable for electronic devices in high temperature.

Sapphire Glass PCB

Manufactured using the highest quality sapphire material. This transparent PCB has clear and beautiful appearance, suitable for displaying LEDs and other components.

Fused Quartz PCB

Made from high quality, extra clear fused quartz material. Used for applications requiring high sensitivity and clarity to visualize components inside the circuit board.

What is a Transparent PCB?

Transparent PCBs allows producers to see the circuit traces and components on the board. Transparent PCBs can be used in many consumer electronics like smart phones and computers because they allow you to see the internal components of these devices.

Transparent PCB boards used to form electronic circuits and electrical connections. Transparent boards provide excellent optical fields and do not experience light attenuation. They do not require a heat sink, can be made with a large area, have low dielectric loss, and are relatively easy to fabricate.

What is a Transparent PCB
What are the Materials of the Transparent PCB

What are the Materials of the Transparent PCB?

Transparent PCBs are manufactured from a range of materials. The most common material used to make these circuit boards is glass. Glass is derived from a mix of sand, ash, limestone, and soda.

Other materials can be used to create transparent circuit boards such as sapphire glass or ceramic PCBs. Sapphire glass is the strongest and hardest of all glass variants. The transparent ceramic circuit boards are made from a wide range of materials. The most common materials for this purpose include yttrium oxide, Aron, aluminum oxide or alumina, magnesium oxide, Al-Mg spinel and so much more.

Transparent Glass PCB Benefits Vs Traditional PCB

Transparent glass PCBs have several other benefits over traditional PCBs.

It’s easy to see what’s inside your circuit board because transparent PCBs allow for better visibility than traditional opaque ones. They also allow you to easily identify components such as resistors, capacitors and other components that may be hidden by opaque boards when mounted in a case or enclosure.

Transparent boards also allow you to easily identify jumper pins or other connections between layers on multilayer boards, making it easier to troubleshoot problems with connections between layers when they occur.

Transparent Glass PCB Benefits Vs Traditional PCB

Why Choose PCBTok's Transparent PCB?

Why Choose PCBTok's Transparent PCB
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PCBTok’s Transparent PCB is a superior product to the competition. We use only the highest quality materials, and our production process is among the most advanced in the industry. Our transparent PCBs are built from scratch by our own factory, and this ensures that your product will be made with care and attention to detail.

PCBTok is one of the most reliable manufacturers of transparent PCB in China. We have been in this field for over a decade and have accumulated rich experience in manufacturing transparent PCBs. We will do our best to provide you with reliable products, excellent service, and competitive prices.

Transparent PCB Fabrication

Tips in Designing Your Transparent PCB

Designing your transparent PCB is a fun and exciting process. The first thing you need to do is to determine what you want the PCB to do. This will help you decide what components are needed and what type of material should be used.

The best way to get started with this process is by using a CAD program such as Eagle or KiCad. These programs allow you to design your PCB in 3D space and see exactly how it will look when printed out on transparency paper. You can add different layers for different parts of the circuit such as resistors, capacitors, etc.

How and Why Make a PCB Transparent

How to make a PCB transparent? By using PET thin films, PCB manufacturers are able to make transparent flexible PCBs. The transparency of the PCB is determined by the thickness of the PET film used for the process. If you want your PCB to be more transparent, you should choose a thinner PET film.

Why make a PCB transparent? If you want to make sure that your PCB has no deformation or warping under high temperatures and after working for long hours, transparency will help. Transparency also makes the board tear-resistant, heat-resistant, and more durable overall.

OEM & ODM Transparent PCB Applications

Optical Sensors

Used in manufacturing optical sensors for machine vision and robotics. These sensors use transparent material to detect light and then process the signal accordingly.

High Power LED

We use transparent PCBs in high-power LED products. Transparent PCBs offer the electrical isolation and thermal performance required by these components.

Vapor Lamps

The transparent PCBs used in manufacturing vapor lamps, highly acclaimed for their high reliability, excellent electrical performance, extreme precision and good durability.

Infrared Windows

Transparent PCBs allow for infrared energy to pass through them without being absorbed, making them ideal for creating windows that allow for thermal imaging.

Smart Contact Lenses

Smart contact lenses are the future of digital imaging, and transparent PCBs are used in manufacturing these lenses. Moisture resistant and non-conductive PCB.

PCBTok’s Transparent PCB The Future of Circuit Boards
PCBTok’s Transparent PCB: The Future of Circuit Boards

Fully functional and conductive board that is both see-through and transparent and use it to highlight the components and chips inside your device.

Transparent PCB Production Details As Following Up

NO Item Technical Specification
Standard Advanced
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
8 PTH Wall 20um(0.8mil) 25um(1mil)
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)
7mil(≤8L),9mil(10-14L),10mil(>14L) 5.5mil(≤8L),6.5mil(10-14L),7mil(>14L)
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
NPTH 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)
12 Width/Space Internal Layer 1/2OZ:3/3mil 1/2OZ:3/3mil
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
External Layer 1/3OZ:3.5/4mil 1/3OZ:3/3mil
1/2OZ:3.9/4.5mil 1/2OZ:3.5/3.5mil
1OZ: 4.8/5mil 1OZ: 4.5/5mil
1.43OZ(positive):4.5/7 1.43OZ(positive):4.5/6
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
A/W
1mil Deviation of Master
A/W
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
Leaded Leaded HASL
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.
6layers: 0.20mm(8mil)max. 6layers: 0.13mm(5mil) max.
8layers: 0.25mm(10mil)max. 8layers: 0.15mm(6mil) 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)
6layers:0.60mm(24mil) 6layers:0.50mm(20mil)
8layers:1.0mm(40mil) 8layers:0.75mm(30mil)
Board thickness tolerance 4layers:+/-0.13mm(5mil) 4layers:+/-0.10mm(4mil)
6layers:+/-0.15mm(6mil) 6layers:+/-0.13mm(5mil)
8-12 layers:+/-0.20mm (8mil) 8-12 layers:+/-0.15mm (6mil)
23 Insulation Resistance 10KΩ~20MΩ(typical:5MΩ)
24 Conductivity <50Ω(typical:25Ω)
25 Test voltage 250V
26 Impedance control ±5ohm(<50ohm), ±10%(≥50ohm)

PCBTok offers flexible shipping methods for our customers, you may choose from one of the methods below.

1. DHL

DHL offers international express services in over 220 countries.
DHL partners with PCBTok and offers very competitive rates to customers of PCBTok.
It normally takes 3-7 business days for the package to be delivered around the world.

DHL

2. UPS

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It normally takes 3-7 business days to deliver a package to most of the addresses in the world.

UPS

3. TNT

TNT has 56,000 employees in 61 countries.
It takes 4-9 business days to deliver the packages to the hands
of our customers.

TNT

4. FedEx

FedEx offers delivery solutions for customers around the world.
It takes 4-7 business days to deliver the packages to the hands
of our customers.

FedEx

5. Air, Sea/Air, and Sea

If your order is of large volume with PCBTok, you can also choose
to ship via air, sea/air combined, and sea when necessary.
Please contact your sales representative for shipping solutions.

Note: if you need others, please contact your sales representative for shipping solutions.

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Credit Card: You can pay with a credit card: Visa, Visa Electron, MasterCard, Maestro.

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