Information Used to Guide Future Decisions
Department of Defense Releases Latest Budget Proposal for Fiscal Year
APCT has been providing product to Defense & Aerospace companies, which call for very stringent certs
The percentage of Defense Department expenditure in electronics
Future budgets of the DOD look to invest in Unmanned Vehicles; Artificial Intelligence; & Hypersonic Weapons
The average electronic product lifespan for applications in the DOD
This is two to three times that of commercial products. Reliability and Integrity are hallmarks at APCT
APCT targets the protection of intellectual property for the Defense & Aerospace Industry and the validation and preservation of product integrity.
Operational systems are in place in all facilities to ensure the highest reliability and highest performance of the product.
The 4 Reasons to Choose APCT
Technology Expertise from Standard to Advanced, from Rigid to Flex & Rigid Flex;
Cycle Times that are World Class; Engineering Support complete and detailed;
and Offshore Manufacturing partners offering cost-effective solutions.
“We know that technology is ever-changing. In supporting the Defense & Aerospace industry for years, we need to partner with suppliers that push the envelope of technology as we do. APCT is an outstanding partner to Mercury. Their technology, flexibility and engineering team is Best in Class.”
“Consistent Quick Turn capability and capacity is one of the major reasons we chose APCT as a supplier. We must beat our competition to market and APCT supports that mission by turning our requests quickly and reliably.”
QC Graphics, Inc.
“APCT Engineering produces thorough DFMs that go through every aspect of a design with thoughtful commentary and suggestions that help us improve our design and avoid future problems, all while demonstrating quick communication and strong character.”
Elbit Systems of America, LLC
“Being competitive in the marketplace is more important than ever. Having APCT not only find a solution for us offshore, but to manage the entire process, has saved our company so much time and effort! We’re very grateful.”
Acuity Brands, Inc.
|ATTRIBUTES||STANDARD||ADVANCED||DEVELOPMENT (NPI ONLY)|
|Panel Sizes||12 x 18, 18 x 24, 21 x 24||20 x 26||21 x 27|
|Rigid Layer Counts||2 – 28||30 – 38||40 +|
|Flex Layer Counts||2 – 6||8 – 10||12 +|
|Rigid Flex Layer Counts||4 – 14||16 – 24||26 +|
|TRACE / SPACE / PAD||STANDARD||ADVANCED||DEVELOPMENT (NPI ONLY)|
|Internal Trace & Space||.003″||.002″||.0015″|
|External Trace & Space||.003″||.002″||.0015″|
|Minimum Via Pad||.015″||.010″||.008″|
|Impedance Tolerance||+/-10%||+/-5%||+/- <5%|
|VIA – PTH TOLERANCES||STANDARD||ADVANCED||DEVELOPMENT (NPI ONLY)|
|Minimum Cu Clearance to Hole||.008″||.006″||.004″|
|HDI CAPABILITIES||STANDARD||ADVANCED||DEVELOPMENT (NPI ONLY)|
|Sequential Lamination||3x Lam Cycles||5x Lam Cycles||7x Lam Cycles|
Is standard, what we manufacture routinely.
May require special process attention or additional quality control steps.
Requires intimate engineering analysis.
Theses certifications show APCT’s commitment to quality
Performance Standards for Printed Circuit Board Manufacturing for Defense & Aerospace and Commercial Markets
ISO 9001 Certified
(The international standard requirements for QMS)
(Printed Circuit Board/Printed Wiring Board, General Specification For)
(Including the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG))
IPC 6012 Class 3 & 3A
(Qualification and Performance Specification for Rigid Printed Boards)
(Printed Wiring Board, General Specification For)
(Qualification and Performance Specification for Flexible/Rigid-Flexible)
(Printed Wiring Board, Flexible or Rigid-Flex
General Specification For)
(The International Traffic in Arms Regulations)