Vulcan Flex Circuit Corporation to Present at IPC/EXPO


LONDONDERRY, N.H., March 9, 2011 - Vulcan Flex Circuit Corporation (VFCC), a division of Maine-based Vulcan Electric Company, will be presenting a white paper at the upcoming IPC/EXPO conference in Las Vegas, NV. The paper is entitled "Results of Fabrication Design of Experiment for a Newly Developed Thin, Low Dielectric Flexible Circuit Laminate" and will be presented by Mr. Al Wasserzug, Director of Corporate Development. It is intended to support, and is co-presented with, a white paper presentation by Mr. Glenn Oliver of DuPont entitled "Design and Fabrication of Thinner, High Speed Flexible Circuits."

The two papers are scheduled for presentation during a Technical Conference Session on Thursday morning, April 14, 2011 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. They address DuPont's recently developed Pyralux TK® flexible circuit laminate material. The Vulcan paper describes the work VFCC performed in testing the fabrication compatibility of the new material. The VFCC DOE compared the TK® laminate to other common laminates in a typical flexible circuit fabrication environment. Performance results are charted and discussed in detail.

The TK® material is a composite of Teflon® and Kapton® and designed to provide a lower dielectric constant in a thinner laminate than those commonly in use. This will allow the flexible circuit designer and fabricator to produce and maintain a higher signal integrity without the need for great amounts of dielectric and/or extremely narrow signal etched traces.

Vulcan Electric Company's flexible circuit division, VFCC engineers and manufactures flexible circuits, rigid-flex circuits and circuit assemblies to various demanding industries, such as military/defense, aerospace, medical and complex industrial markets. Visit www.vulcanelectric.com/ or contact (603) 883-1500 to learn more about the range of products and services the company offers.

About Vulcan Electric Company

Headquartered in Porter, Maine, Vulcan Electric Company has been providing flexible circuit products and thermal solutions to companies across diverse industries for over 80 years. The company is a veteran in the heating industry and has developed and acquired numerous new technologies over the years to deliver total engineered solutions. Visit www.vulcanelectric.com/ or call (207) 625-3231 for more details about the company.

SOURCE Vulcan Electric Co.

CONTACT: AnnMarie Reczko, Vulcan Flex Circuit Corporation, +1-603-883-1500; Fax: +1-603-883-7919

Web Site: www.vulcanelectric.com

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