Aluminum Backing for Flexible Heaters

Polyimide Flexible Heater Design Tips   Question: Why should you put an aluminum backing on a polyimide heater? There are two main reasons: 1. To improve the life and reliability of the heater. 2. To help retain shape when applied to curved surfaces. (This Tech...

All Flex Announces New President and CEO!

Northfield, MN.  All Flex is excited to announce that former Chief Financial Officer, John Fallon, has become the new President and CEO. John has been serving All Flex in the CFO role for the past two-and-a-half years, demonstrating a high level of commitment to All...

Thermal Simulation to Optimize Flexible Heater Designs

Application: Using thermal simulations to reduce cost and design to production time. Most often when designing heaters for new applications the designer knows the desired outputs and has created a 3D model of the application. What is usually unknown is the amount of...

LDI for Flexible Circuit Etch Resist

This article is the third and final part of methods for imaging etches resist. The first part discussed screen printing; the second part discussed traditional photo exposing. The third part discusses laser direct imaging (LDI). The basic process sequence for LDI is...