All materials used in your product designs have been fully qualified for application through a detailed evaluation methodology. Beginning with over 18 pre-qualification evaluation steps for new materials, we ensure the thermal and hydrolytic stability meets rigorous IPC specifications and Sheldahl’s internal criteria for each type of final product application. After pre-qualification testing, successful candidate materials receive careful process capability optimization for mass production release specific to each of our factories. All our testing results are documented and available during your design and NPI release phases.
We jointly evaluate new materials releases with suppliers to maintain an industry-leading roadmap for advanced laminates and PCB consumables. Since each of your products is unique, we recommend a specification review with Global Field Application Engineering members to define any open technical details about your design and the New Product Introduction to mass production timeline.