Bromine and Chlorine Free Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs)

2009 CPA Publications

Nan Ya and Indium both surmounted numerous obstacles to achieve their ultimate successes in producing bromine and chlorine-free materials for use in printed circuit boards (PCBs). Nan Ya is the world’s largest supplier of the rigid laminates used to connect PCBs’ insulating layers, and it was one of the first to produce halogen-free laminates that performed as well as the halogen-containing FR- 4 industry standard. Indium developed a new halogen-free solder paste that negates the need for intentionally added bromine and chlorine.


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