Solder Mask Finishes



Liquid Photoimageable Solder Mask
Screen Printed Epoxy
Ink Jet Notation and Serialisation
Thermally Cured Ink Notation
Matte and Semi-Matte
Multiple Colour Options

Solder Resist

(LPSM)

Circuit Board Holding Image

Description

Solder Resist Is an ink-based liquid applied using either Air spray or Screen printing. It is applied as a permanent layer which protects copper from corrosion and aids assembly. The standard colour for PCBs is green, but there are many other colours available including; black, blue, red and high white. Solder resist can also be supplied in matt, semi matt, or a gloss finish.

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Ink Notation

Ink Jet Serialisation and notation

Description

Also known as component reference of CompRef, as with solder mask this can be applied either by air spray or screen printed. Standard notation is white, but again a wide range of colours are available.

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