I-Speed and I-Tera Material

New Materials have been released from Isola.  A brief summary is included below, but please contact us if you would like additional information!

I-Speed  ~ Next generation low loss and lead free laminates and pre-pregs for HSD Applications

I-Tera ~ Next Generation Low Loss for RF/Microwave, High Speed Digital and Hybrid Designs

As a quick summary:

I-Speed Benefits:

  • 15-20% more bandwidth than FR408HR when tested using industry-standard
    SI TVs
    • Cisco S3 – 20% @ 10 GHz
    • IBM SPP – 15% @ 20 GHz
    • Intel SET2DIL – 17%  @ 8 GHz
  •   More Thermally Robust than FR408HR
    • 15X Reflow  @ 260°C (as received) on 28-layer build  with 4 2oz I/Ls & 0.135”
    • 10X Reflow  @ 260°C (after 35/85/336 conditioning) on 28-layer build
  •   Spread Glass Offerings (1035, 1078, 1067, 1086 & 3313)
    • Mitigates micro-Dk effects
    • Reduces skew
    • Improves CAF
    • Improves laser ablation & mechanical drilling for HDI applications
  •   Enhanced performance on 0.8mm pitch applications
  •   Improved HDI performance over FR408HR
  •   VLP-2 (2 micron roughness) copper at no additional cost
  •   Currently priced below FR408HR

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 I-Tera Product Strengths:

  •   I-Tera MT uses Standard E-Glass
  •   Standard Thicknesses Available (nominal ± 5% for 0.020” and above)
  •   Full Thin core offering from 0.0020 ( non ZBC ) to 0.018” for multilayer designs
  •   I-Tera MT 0.020”, 0.030” & 0.060” will be available for multilayer designs
  •   Standard Prepreg glass styles available  
  •   Square and MS Spread glass weaves used – 1035, 1067, 1086, 1078
  •   Very Low Loss material for backplane, high data rate daughter cards, hybrid applications
  •   Superior Drilling Performance – I-Tera MT does not contain a ceramic filler  
  •   Processing to date – Plasma desmear not required 
  •   No issues with ENIG in testing to date.                      
  •   Compatible with Isola 185HR, 370HR and IS415 for hybrid constructions
  •   I-Tera MT prepreg can be stored at standard FR4 conditions
  •   I-Tera MT = UL 94 V- 0 
  •   UL MOT 130 C , I-Tera MT is the UL designation  

 Contact us for additional information!  www.omnipcb.com    tarad@omnipcb.com

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