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Understanding the Nelco N8000 Cyanate Ester Epoxy

Among the many cyanate ester epoxy laminate and pre-preg materials, we consider Nelco N8000 series as one of the high-Tg materials. As a result, this material is ideal in board designs that require finer lines, higher layer counts, and larger panel sizes. It also features excellent thermal management characteristics.

It delivers exceptional laminating performance and product integrity. In addition, its flame-resistance properties make it a superior choice for various applications.

The Rogers SpeedWave 300P ultra-low-loss resin system is a high-performance, low-dielectric-coefficient pre-preg. It bonds a wide range of Rogers laminates, including CLTE-MW, RO1200, and RO4000. These high-quality, repeatable electrical properties make them ideal for various applications.

Why use it?

Nelco N8000 Cyanate Esteer Epoxy Laminate and Prepreg are cyanate ester laminates with high-Tg that provide outstanding thermal and mechanical properties. This laminate material is the best for board designs that may require higher layer counts and finer lines. Its dimensional stability allows it to fit into huge panel sizes. This product line offers an extensive range of high-quality pre-preg options for various electronic boards.

RF PCB board is a high-performance cyanate ester epoxy laminate. Its thermal and halogen-free properties make it ideal for automotive radar sensors, 5G wireless communication, and satellites. In addition, its low dielectric-tension properties make it a highly versatile material. Its versatility allows for a wide range of uses.

CYCOM EP2750 is an enhanced epoxy resin system that allows high-speed aerospace structural parts manufacturing. The CYCOM EP2750 is an acetal acid-based epoxy. Its thermal and electrical properties are exemplary for aerospace applications, including RF printed circuit boards. Additionally, the CYCOM EP2750 is also an excellent choice for high-rate PCB fabrication.

The N4000-13 SI is ideal for RF and microwave copper clad laminates. As a result, this material is the preferred choice for many transceiver-based applications. RF/microwave materials are compatible with a wide range of frequencies. For example, it has a low dissipation factor and is suitable for assemblies with a maximum reflow temperature of 245 degrees Celsius.

The Nelco N8000 Cyanate Estere Epoxy Laminate and Prepreg are highly durable and have a high Tg. Its Tg allows for reflowing and assembly cycles and offers a low-loss solution for electronic circuits. Typical-thickness laminates are available in either pre-preg or bondply forms.


A cyanate ester epoxy laminate and pre-preg material derived from the chemical cyanate. These materials are often helpful in the production of printed circuit boards. The advantages of these laminates include low-pressure lamination, which prevents microcracks. In addition, unlike traditional FR-4 processes, cyanate esters can be processed using standard FR-4 methods.

Exceptional reflow properties

The N4000-13 SI is a two mil system with exceptional reflow properties. Its superior signal integrity ensures high reliability and precise impedance regulation. This cyanate ester laminate is suitable for assemblies with a maximum reflow temperature of 245°C. The N4000 series also offers excellent signal loss properties, a broad bandwidth, and low CTE on the Z-axis.

A variety of features are available in this epoxy laminate and pre-preg, including low glass transition temperature and an e-glass alternative. The N4000 series is a specialized product for multilayer printed circuit boards and high-speed digital applications. Its advanced epoxy resin system offers excellent thermal management features and low signal loss. So, it is also available in a two mil system.

The N8000 series of cyanate ester epoxy laminate and pre-preg is a highly versatile, flexible cyanate-ester epoxy material that exhibits exceptional flexural and mechanical properties. In addition, its glass transition temperature is lower than its competitors and exhibits a higher reflow temperature than the former.

Resistant to high temperatures

In addition to the Tg and PTR, the N8000 Cyanate Ester Epoxy laminate and pre-preg are resistant to high temperatures and low pressure. It is an ideal substrate for various printed circuit boards and offers superior strength and rigidity. The PTC board is an asset for Rayming PCB & Assembly. Additionally, its high flexural strength, it is also compatible with a wide range of other electronic products.

The N8000 Cyanate Ester Epoxy laminate and pre-preg offer high reliability and a variety of constructions. The N8000 is compatible with various temperature ranges and can handle extremely high reflow temperatures. The high reflow temperature of the N8000 makes it an ideal choice for many applications. In addition, the low reflow temperature ensures that it will stand the test of time.

The N8000 Cyanate Ester Epoxy and Prepreg are ideal for high-frequency applications. This type of laminate is ideal for applications where high-speed data transmission is required. So, it is also ideal for multilayer PCB. These PCBs are available in various materials, including polyimide, FR-4, and PTFE.

Applications of Nelco N8000 Cyanate Ester

Cyanate ester resins are not new to the industry, but their applications were previously limited. The cyanate ester process is the most effective in eliminating microcracks and improving electrical properties. We typically process this material through standard FR-4 processes. It is often helpful in the construction of multilayer printed circuit boards. The process also provides superior mechanical and thermal properties.

The low-pressure cyanate ester lamination process limits the amount of energy stored in the laminate, released during thermal cycling, and exposed to caustics. The energy released is responsible for various failures in the composite. The high-pressure cyanate ester lamination procedure results in a low Tg. The re-curing temperature should be 260 degrees Celsius or 240 degrees Celsius. The stackup design should ensure the composite’s signal integrity and power performance.

This process has low-pressure cyanate ester lamination. Because of its low-pressure nature, the laminate limits the amount of energy stored in the composite. Therefore, we release this energy during the curing process and caustics. This release of energy can lead to various failure mechanisms in multilayer cyanate ester printed circuit boards.


Nelco N8000 is a high-Tg, cyanate ester epoxy laminate and pre-preg material ideal for high-layer-count and fine-line board designs. The material also has superior mechanical and electrical properties, making it an excellent choice for large-panel designs. This guide will discuss the pros and cons of using this high-tech material.

The N4000-13 SI is a high-performance PCB substrate that provides excellent impedance regulation and optimum signal integrity for high reliability. This water-based material is suitable for reflow temperatures up to 245 degrees Celsius and can be processed as high as 260 degrees C. In addition, it has excellent signal loss properties and a low Z-axis CTE, which makes it an excellent choice for applications in the 1-10 GHz frequency range.

The N8000 Cyanate Ester Epoxy Matrix has excellent thermal and electrical properties. It is suitable for a wide range of applications and has a high-temperature range. As a result, it has a low Z-axis CTE. In addition, it has a low signal dissipation factor, ideal for high-frequency audio and video products.

It is essential to consider the application of a Nelco PCB. The N4000-13 SI is suitable for high reliability and precise impedance regulation applications. Therefore, it is ideal for high-temperature reflow temperatures. However, high thermal expansion rates result in a fast vertical expansion, over-pressing via structures. This can cause fractures.




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