PCB | September 12, 2006
"Halogen-free is Not for free!"
"Halogen-free is not for free!" was a significant conclusion of the European Institute of Printed Circuits technology seminar held in Birmingham, UK, on 6th September 2006.
In the context of a trend for OEMs to specify halogen-free materials for new electronic products, often in conjunction with their RoHS compliance programmes, without necessarily understanding the impact on bare board manufacturing processes or costs, the seminar explored some of the legislative aspects and technology issues encountered in fabricating PCBs from halogen-free laminates. Click here to read the full article.