Thick Film Materials

Thick Film technology has a long-established reputation of dependable quality and high reliability for circuitry and components. Applications for Thick Film materials have expanded dramatically over many years from its core of hybrid circuits and now comprise pastes for passive components as well as inks for low temperature printed electronics among many other specialty applications. A primary driver for this growth over a variety of markets is their proven value. They are used for automotive, industrial, and military applications with demanding, harsh conditions as well as the consumer electronics industry with its increasingly squeezed form factors and performance requirements.

Heraeus Offers a Variety of Pastes - Especially for Your Application

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Heraeus’ products cover the spectrum of substrates and operating temperatures from 0 – 1000 °C over a wide range of electrical and environmental requirements. As a Solutions Provider and Innovation Partner for customers and collaborators Heraeus is able to design thick film pastes for your special applications.
With multiple Production facilities and Applications labs located around the globe, Heraeus is able to serve you quickly and locally.


Learn more about PTC4900

PTC4900 Series Self-Regulating Heater Inks is a breakthrough in heater technology. These customizable PTC (Positive Thermal Coefficient) inks offer enhanced performance, expanded operating temperatures, and unparalleled customization options. Designed for precise temperature control, they are suitable for various applications, including EV battery heaters, ADAS heaters, flooring heaters and cabin comfort heaters. Customers will benefit from the blendable system of resistors, simplifying circuit design and streamlining the production process. And by avoiding lot-to-lot variation, it saves customers development time, improves production yields, and shortens time to market.

Learn more about ET2010

ET2010 Flexible End Termination Ink is a first of its kind material in the market utilizing advanced polymer technology. When compared to current thermoset, epoxy-based inks in the market, Heraeus’ solution offers easier shipping, storage, and handling at room temperatures. The easy-to-use, reworkable ET2010 ink offers room temperature stability for six months, a significant benefit compared to epoxy-based pastes that need to be frozen or refrigerated.

Learn more about C5735

C5735 is a Pb, Ni and Cd free, gold conductor paste that has been formulated for use with Al or Au wire bonding applications. C5735 is a screen printable paste that gives an extremely dense and defect-free fired film. Fine lines are able to be screen printed down to 75 μm lines and spaces with etching possible for ultra-fine features down to 25 μm.

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