Power PCB

What is Power PCB

PCBs, which are commonly used for high-speed electronic devices, are made of heavy copper. They are capable of handling high current rates and are resistant to high temperatures. These also have strong connection points.

High-power PCBs are commonly used for various electronic devices. These include devices that require higher current flows and are subjected to varying temperatures. The design features of these PCBs help them perform efficiently and effectively.

The copper layer in high-power PCBs is thicker and heavier than those found in other types of PCBs. This allows them to conduct higher currents and keep the heat dissipation properties of the board intact. This ensures that no short circuits can occur during the operations of the device.

Common type of Power PCB

There are a wide range of high power printed circuit board available in the market. Let’s take a look at some of the common classifications of these boards. These are commonly used in complex applications. These types of PCBs are also known to allow for mounting of components both on the sides.

Double sided PCB

Vias are used to route signals between the top and bottom layers of a circuit. They are more reliable and efficient than single-sided PCB.

Rigid Flexible Power PCB

High-power printed circuits made from both flexible and rigid substrates are known as rigid-flex. These are typically interconnected using multiple layers of flexible materials.

The attachment of a high-power rigid-flex board is usually done internally or externally. The type of board and the intended use of this material are the factors that determine how it is done. Also, the flexibility of the flexible components helps in areas where there is extra space.

These features allow high-power rigid-flex PCB to be curved during the production and installation process. This type of board can be used in smaller applications, which provides better performance and convenience.

Multilayer Power PCB

A multi-layer high-power circuit board has at least three conductive layers. Most commonly, this type of board is utilized for connecting electrical components through a cross-circuit board. Depending on the purpose of the board, the conductive layers can be up to 12. However, there are companies that are now manufacturing PCBs with up to 100 conductive layers.

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Advantages of Power PCB

High power PCBs are made of heavy copper, which allows them to endure the strains that they will be subjected to. This ensures that they are reliable and can withstand thermal fluctuations. This is also the reason why they are commonly used in military applications.

High-power PCBs are made of heavy copper, which makes them ideal for carrying out high currents. Unfortunately, these PCBs are prone to failure and malfunction if they are exposed to very high currents. This is why it is important that power transformers are equipped with high-power equipment.

High-power PCBs made of heavy copper are known to have strong mechanical properties. This is very important for supporting the various components that are attached to the board. The connectors on these boards are also strengthened by the copper. Through holes are also made of this material.

The high-power PCBs made of heavy copper are also known to reduce the size of the products. This is because they are equipped with multiple copper weights on the same surface. This is ideal for military applications as most of the time, portable devices are required.

Through the use of heavy copper vias, high current transfer can be made through the board. This allows the board to function efficiently when it needs high currents. It is very important that the heat sinks are also directly deposited on the board. This ensures that the design of the high-power PCBs relies on the ability to operate efficiently.

Our high power PCB are widely applied in Solar Power Distribution, Military,Industrial, Aerospace industries etc.:

  • LED lighting PCB board
  • IGBT control PCB board
  • e-cigarette control PCB board
  • amplifier PCB board
  • Inverter

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