Aluminum pcb thickness

Generally, the thickness of an aluminum PCB ranges from 0.5mm to 3.2mm.

However, the most common thicknesses are 1.0mm, 1.5mm, and 2.0mm.

The thickness of the aluminum core is usually between 0.5mm to 2.0mm, while the copper layer thickness can range from 0.5oz to 6oz.

The thickness of the PCB is an important factor in determining the mechanical strength, thermal conductivity, and electrical performance of the board.

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How to measure the thickness of aluminum substrate

To measure the thickness of an aluminum substrate, you can use a micrometer or a caliper. Here are the steps to follow:

1. Clean the surface of the aluminum substrate to remove any dirt or debris.

2. Place the micrometer or caliper on the surface of the substrate, making sure it is perpendicular to the surface.

3. Gently close the jaws of the micrometer or caliper until they touch the surface of the substrate.

4. Read the measurement on the scale of the micrometer or caliper. Make sure to take multiple measurements at different points on the substrate to ensure accuracy.

5. If using a micrometer, make sure to zero it before taking measurements to ensure accurate readings.

6. Record the measurements and calculate the average thickness of the aluminum substrate.

It is important to note that the thickness of the aluminum substrate can vary across different areas of the board. Therefore, it is recommended to take multiple measurements at different points to get an accurate average thickness.

What is the thickness of the aluminum substrate related to?

The thickness of the aluminum substrate is related to its strength and durability.

Thicker substrates are generally stronger and more durable, but also heavier and more expensive.

The thickness can also affect the performance of the substrate in certain applications, such as heat dissipation in electronics.

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