What is aluminum led pcb board?

Aluminium LED PCB board is a type of printed circuit board that is made of aluminium material.
It is designed to be used specifically for LED lighting applications, as it offers excellent thermal conductivity and heat dissipation properties.

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What Is aluminium led pcb board?


The aluminium base of the PCB helps to dissipate heat away from the LED components, which helps to prevent overheating and prolong the life of the LED lights.

These PCB boards are also lightweight and durable, making them ideal for use in a variety of applications, including automotive lighting, street lighting, and indoor and outdoor lighting fixtures.

Additionally, the aluminium LED PCB board can be customized to meet specific design requirements, such as size, shape, and number of LED components.

Types of aluminium led pcb board

There are several types of aluminum LED PCB boards available in the market, each designed for specific applications. Some of the most common types include:

  1. Single-layer aluminum PCB board:
    This is the most basic type of aluminum LED PCB board, consisting of a single layer of aluminum with a thin layer of insulation material on top.
  2. Double-layer aluminum PCB board:
    This type of PCB board has two layers of aluminum with a layer of insulation material in between. It is used for more complex LED lighting applications.
  3. Multi-layer aluminum PCB board:
    This type of PCB board has multiple layers of aluminum and insulation material, making it suitable for high-density LED lighting applications.
  4. Flexible aluminum PCB board:
    This type of PCB board is made of a flexible aluminum material, allowing it to be bent and shaped to fit into tight spaces.
  5. High-power aluminum PCB board:
    This type of PCB board is designed to handle high-power LED applications, with thicker aluminum layers for improved heat dissipation.
  6. Metal core PCB board:
    This type of PCB board has a metal core, typically made of aluminum, with a layer of insulation material and a layer of copper for the LED components.
    It is used for high-power LED applications that require excellent heat dissipation.

Aluminum led pcb board material

Aluminum LED PCB board material is a type of printed circuit board that is made of aluminum as the base material.

It is commonly used in LED lighting applications due to its excellent thermal conductivity, which helps to dissipate heat generated by the LEDs.

The aluminum base also provides a sturdy and durable platform for the PCB, making it resistant to mechanical stress and vibration.

The circuitry on the board is typically made of copper, which is etched onto the aluminum substrate using a chemical process. The aluminum LED PCB board material is available in various thicknesses and sizes to meet different application requirements.

Applications Of aluminium led pcb board

Aluminum LED PCB board is used in a variety of applications where LED lighting is required. Some of the common uses of aluminum LED PCB board include:

  1. LED lighting fixtures: Aluminum LED PCB board is used in the manufacturing of LED lighting fixtures, such as streetlights, floodlights, and high bay lights.
  2. Automotive lighting: Aluminum LED PCB board is used in the manufacturing of automotive lighting systems, such as headlights, taillights, and interior lighting.
  3. Signage: Aluminum LED PCB board is used in the manufacturing of LED signage, such as channel letters, backlit signs, and digital displays.
  4. Home lighting: Aluminum LED PCB board is used in the manufacturing of home lighting systems, such as ceiling lights, wall lights, and floor lamps.
  5. Industrial lighting: Aluminum LED PCB board is used in the manufacturing of industrial lighting systems, such as warehouse lighting, factory lighting, and machine lighting.

Overall, aluminum LED PCB board is used in any application where LED lighting is required, and where the thermal management properties of the board are critical for the performance and longevity of the LED system.

– General lighting
– Automotive systems
– Industrial, telecom, power supplies, and high voltage regulators types of power converters
– Photovoltaic
– Street safety lightings and streetlights
– Backlight applications

Military and aerospace are another two other sectors appropriate to utilize the benefits of metal core PCBs in their applications.

These sectors are quite sensitive and need to endure frequent thermal cycling, limits of temperature and humidity, along with repeated mechanical shocks.

The MCPCB deals according to the operational requirements only if better structural veracity and thermal conductivity enabling withstanding greater shocks.

The higher the conductivity of thermal, the better it is for the temperature distribution throughout the boards as it ensures a uniform for thermal cycling.

It also stops forming hot spots before near to the active components.
Other than these, MCPCB works great in solar panels and motion control applications.

The combination of a metal core with HDI PCB technology can create an advanced circuit technology including microwave RF PCB, flex PCB, and rigid-flex PCBs.

As the demand for PCBs is high due to the remarkable benefits, the metal core PCB is the most widely used one among all the others.

It ensures high circuitry density, thermal management, and enhanced reliability for enhanced performance.

Thermal conductivity of 2 Layers thermal Pad MPCB

Thermal pad area is 385 W/m.k

Capability of Metal core PCB

Metal core PCB Capability
ItemTechnical specification
Board thicknessMaximum (mm)3.05.0
Panel sizeMaximum (mm)600×1170/
Layer countAluminum PCB1-8L10 L
Copper PCB1-8L10 L
Iron PCB1/
ceramics PCB1-2/
Thermal ConductivityAluminum PCB(w/m.k)0.8 to 12
Copper PCB(w/m.k)2.0-378/
ceramics PCB(w/m.k)24
DrillingMinimum drill diameter (mm)1.00.8
2 Layer ALPCB Via0.3/
MaterialChao Shun(CCAF)(China)Yes/
Hua Dian(China)Yes/
Chin Shi(TaiWan)Yes/
ITEQ(Tai Wan)Yes/
Other brand per customerYes/
Final finishingHASL Lead FreeYes/
Immersion SilverYes/
Immersion Tin/YES

2 Layers direct thermal path copper core pcb application

2 Layers direct thermal path copper core pcb are designed to dissipate heat generated by high-power LEDs,
which helps to increase the lifespan of the LED and improve its performance.
The aluminium base acts as a heat sink, which absorbs and dissipates the heat generated by the LED.

The 2 Layers direct thermal path copper core pcb is made by laminating a thin layer of copper onto an copper substrate.
The copper layer is then etched to create the circuit pattern.
2 Layers direct thermal path copper core pcb for LED lighting applications are available in various sizes and thicknesses, depending on the specific requirements of the application.
They are also available in single-sided, double-sided, and multi-layered configurations.

About Andwin MCPCB

Andwin Ciurcuits MCPCB davision  set up on Feb. 2006.
Focus on  providing metal core PCB for customer
In LED field and power supply field.
We can meet all your MCPCB manufacturing needs,
From single-sided Aluminum to 
complex multilayered metal clad substrate PCBs
And from prototype through production.

The following is a list of the services and products 

We offer:
• Metal Core PCB
• Thermal PAD MCPCB
• Aluminum PCB
• Copper based PCB
• Double sided Aluminum PCB

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