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Ohmega Materials in PCB Manufacturing

Ohmega technologies have been producing materials for PCB manufacturing over the years. This company focuses on product enhancement and innovation. The increasing demand for high speed PCB packaging has led to the use of embedded passives in PCB designs.

Ohmega materials have become the best choice in circuit applications. These materials are globally used as a cost effective and high volume alternative to other PCB materials. Also, there are several benefits of integrating Ohmega PCB materials in PCB fabrication.

Types of Ohmega Materials

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OhmegaPly

The OhmegaPly is a thin film planar resistor used in PCB manufacturing. It is an embedded layer of resistors created with an etch process and a standard PCB print. This resistor enables designers to maximize space on a PCB surface. This Ohmega material functions as a blank state that offers designers means to address contemporary electronic challenges that require passive resistors.

OhmegaPly comprises a film resistive alloy layer and a copper-conducting layer deposited on a copper foil. Also, this material comes in different standard sheet resistivities. PCB manufacturers can bond this material to any dielectric material.

Furthermore, a wide range of applications has been integrating OhmegaPly since the 1970’s. For the past decades, this material has featured long-term reliability and stability. Also, it has become a good alternative to other embedded resistors. The OhmegaPly resistors in designs are widely used in advanced applications.

Also, ohmegaPly comprises nickel-phosphorous (NiP) alloy. During the production process of this material, the engineer electro-deposits about 1.00 microns of alloy on the copper foil. This copper foil is electrodeposited. This Ohmega material is available in 50 ohm per square , 10 ohm per square, and 100 ohm per square at +-5% tolerance, +-3% tolerance, and +-5% tolerance respectively.

OhmegaPly offers both cost and design advantages. The elimination of discrete resistors help engineers to realize cost saving benefits. Also, higher resistor density indicates more cost savings. This Ohmega material is widely used in several applications. Some industry leading OEMs like Apple, Advance Fibre, and Boeing integrate these resistors in their products.

Also, the resistor’s size and the type of dielectric material determine the amount of power applied. The typical power rating of OhmegaPly is about 1/8 watt. However, the use of laminate materials with higher temperature can increase this rating.

Ohmega Ω Resistivity Meter

This is one of Ohmega materials used in PCB fabrication and electronics manufacturing. Ohmega Ω is a portable earth resistivity meter that can measure resistance over a wide range of conditions. Also, this material has proved its performance in temperatures beyond 45oC. Also, Ohmega Ω is specially designed to enable easy use.

An impact-resistant Peli case houses the Ohmega Ω resistivity meter. This Peli case features a lifetime guarantee, therefore, it replaces catches and broken handles for free. When this material functions in unfavorable wet weather over a period of time, it can corrode. Also, Ohmega Ω comes with a battery charger and 4 stainless steel electrodes.

Benefits of Ohmega Materials

Ohmega materials offer a wide range of benefits when used in circuit boards and electronics. For years, Ohmega has been delivering high-quality materials to PCB manufacturers and OEMs.

Improved signal integrity

Ohmega materials offer a high signal integrity in applications. With good quality electrical signals, these materials operate at high frequency and high speed. Also, high signal integrity is crucial for enabling data to pass between PCB components. Also, these materials allow interpretation of signals by a receiver component.

Greater reliability

Ohmega materials feature high reliability and stability. Also, the electrical and thermal properties of these materials are responsible for their performance and reliability in applications.

Reduced surface EMI

EMI shielding is crucial in any electronic circuit. Ohmega offers electromagnetic interference shielding materials. Electromagnetic waves usually occur when there is a contact between an electric field and a magnetic field. EMI occurs when external radiation or conduction generates a disturbance which affects an electrical circuit. However, Ohmega materials protect circuits from electromagnetic interference.

Low insertion loss

The OhmegaPly features exceptional low insertion los and excellent stability due to the nature of the copper foil integrated. This material has proved that it can operate beyond 40 GHZ

Improved inductive reactance

Ohmega products offer a high level of inductive reactance. For instance, the Ohmega Ω offers improved inductive reactance. Inductive reactance measures the opposition to a current change. Therefore, it is an electrical property that opposes current.

Applications of Ohmega Materials

The OhmegaPly is widely used in various RF and microwave circuits. Asides from that, it is suitable for use in advanced applications.

Telecommunications

You will find Ohmega materials in telecommunication switching cards, antennas, and cellular telephone modules. These materials offer absolute reliability and as such, are ideal for use in the manufacturing of telecommunication devices.

Consumer electronics

The OhmegaPly is a great material for consumer electronics. This material is available in computers, smartphones, and microphones among others. Also, OhmegaPly can replace discrete resistors and as such, offers great performance in this application

Military and aerospace

The military and aerospace industries rely on Ohmega materials. Also, these industries integrate these materials in their devices. Military supercomputers and unmanned aerial vehicles comprise Ohmega materials. Also, in the aerospace sector, Ohmega materials offer a wide range of benefits. You will find them in fighter aircraft, space probes, and more. These materials offer great electrical and thermal properties, ensuring great performance in aerospace devices.

Medical electronics

Ohmega materials have impacted the production of some medical devices. These materials are ideal for use in this application due to their properties and benefits. Also, these materials offer high frequency and reliability. Medical devices like pacemakers, cardioverter defibrillators, and more feature Ohmega materials. OhmegaPly reduces EMI and noise produced by other components. Therefore, it offers great performance in medical devices.

Conclusion

There are several benefits of integrating Ohmega materials in PCB fabrication and electronics manufacturing. These materials have become very popular in the PCB and electronics industry. Also, they offer great thermal and electrical properties. Ohmega has been delivering high-quality products over the years.