Morgan advanced ceramics offers pressed glass spacers for circuit board applications

Soldering & Surface Mount Technology

ISSN: 0954-0911

Publication date: 1 August 2004

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(2004), "Morgan advanced ceramics offers pressed glass spacers for circuit board applications", Soldering & Surface Mount Technology, Vol. 16 No. 2. https://doi.org/10.1108/ssmt.2004.21916bad.015

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2004, Emerald Group Publishing Limited


Morgan advanced ceramics offers pressed glass spacers for circuit board applications

Morgan advanced ceramics offers pressed glass spacers for circuit board applications

Keywords: Glass, Printed circuit boards

Pressed glass spacers used to position and isolate electrically sensitive components such as capacitors and varistors during wave soldering are available from Morgan Advanced Ceramics. Manufactured by the company's GBC Products Division, the glass spacers are ideal for high- reliability printed circuit boards found in a wide variety of electronics, including wireless electronic devices.

Unlike plastics, pressed glass spacers can withstand high temperatures providing a low-cost solution for printed circuit board applications. Available in standard sizes including lengths ranging from 0.63 to 6.35 mm, outer diameters from 1.77 to 3.94 mm, and inner diameters from 0.66 to 1.60 mm, the standard tolerance on all dimensions is +0.05 mm.

The pressed glass spacers can be tooled to meet specific application requirements and are manufactured in an array of colours, including green, blue, black and white.

For further information, visit the Web site: www.morganadvancedceramics.com