PCB Capabilities

Your challenge in finding high quality and competitively priced printed circuit board ends here at Twisted Traces, as we provide the most advanced fabrication services in the US. We have a team of PCB professionals who are committed to meet the most rigorous custom PCB manufacturing requirements. Being one of the leading custom circuit board manufacturers, we understand the importance of lead times and hence make it a point to deliver our products and services within the stipulated timeframe. Whether it is a single board for a prototype or large volume production runs, the team here at Twisted Traces is expertise in custom PCB manufacturing. When you search for experienced and trusted printed circuit board manufacturers in the USA, our name comes one amongst the top as we have served several customers to fulfill their complex fabrication tasks efficiently.

What Makes Us a Leading Circuit Board Manufacturer in the USA

Over the years, we have developed various innovative techniques, which help us assure the fastest turnaround times. Our deadline-centric approach has also won us several satisfied clients across industries. All our PCBs are made in the USA at our Elk Grove Village, IL facility. We follow industry-leading procedures, which help us design and build PCBs as per your expectations.

We can take up minimum 1 order to maximum 5,000 full production prototype orders for various small and large businesses in the US owing to our technical capabilities as follow:

Item Description
Layer 1– 20 Layers (FR-4, FR-406, 370 HR)
1– 2 Layers (Rogers, Aluminum/copper base, Teflon)
Material FR- 4, FR- 406, 370 HR; Rogers4003; Rogers4350
Aluminum and copper base;Teflon
Finish Thickness Finish thickness: 0.008" - 0.275" (0.2 mm- 7 mm)
Min Thickness 2-layer: 0.008" (0.2 mm)
4-layer: 0.016" (0.4 mm)
6-layer: 0.024" (0.6 mm)
8-layer: 0.032" (0.8 mm)
10-layer: 0.04”(1 mm)
More than 10 layers (0.5 X number of layers X 0.008”)
Surface Finishing Lead Finishing: HASL, HASL+Gold finger
Lead- free Finishing: Lead- free HASL, ENG Gold, OSP, Immersion silver
Special Process Impedance board (request as± 10%)
High TG/halogen- free/halogen- free & High TG board
Max / Min Board Size 1–2 Layers: Max : 59" x 50"/Min: 0.2" x 0.2"
4–6 Layers: Max : 32" x 28"/Min: 0.4" x 0.4"
8 Layers: Max : 30" x 24"/Min: 0.4" x 0.4"
Min Trace
Width / Min Clearance
Inner Layers(trace width/clearance)
0.5 oz: 4/4 mil
1 oz: 5/5 mil
2 oz: 5/7 mil
3 oz: 7/8 mil
4 oz: 10/10 mil
5 oz 12/12 mil
6 oz/ 15/12 mil
Outer Layers(trace width/clearance)
1/ 3 oz- Hoz: 4/ 4 mil
1 oz: 5/5 mil
2 oz: 5/7 mil
3 oz: 7/8 mil
4 oz: 10/10 mil
5 oz: 12/12 mil
6 oz: 15/12 mil
Aspect Ratio
10 : 1
Board thickness Min hole size
8 mil – 62 mil 6 mil
80 mil 8 mil
93 mil 9 mil
125 mil 12 mil
Silk Screen Color White, Black
Min Hole Ring
0.5 oz: 5 mil
1 oz: 6 mil
2 oz: 8 mil
3 oz: 12 mil
4 oz: 15 mil
5 oz: 18 mil
6oz: 20 mil
1/ 3 oz -0.5oz: 4 mil
1 oz: 5 mil
2 oz: 7 mil
3 oz: 10 mil
4 oz: 16 mil
5 oz: 18 mil
6 oz: 20 mil
Copper Thickness Inner: H0.5 oz, 1 oz, 2 oz, 3 oz, 4 oz, 5 oz, 6 oz
Outer: 1/3 oz, 0.5 oz, 1 oz, 2 oz, 3oz, 4 oz, 5 oz, 6oz
Min Hole Size and Tolerance Min finish hole: 6 mil
Hole tolerance: ±3 mil
Thickness of Plating Layer
Copper Thickness: 20 um - 35 um Tin : 5 - 20 um
Immersion Gold:
Nickel 100u" -200 u" Gold : 2u" -4u"
Hard Plated Gold:
Nickel 100u" -200 u" Gold : 4u" -8u"
Golden Finger:
Nickel : 100u" -200 u" Gold : 5u" -15u"
Immersion Silver: 6u" -12u"
OSP: Film 8u" -20u"
Solder Mask Color
Glossy: Green, Black, Red, Yellow, White, Purple, Blue
Matt: Green, Black
Solder Mask Resolution
Solder Mask Thickness: 0.2 mil -1.6 mil
Solder Dam: Green 7 mil /Other Color 8 mil
Solder Mask Hole Plug Diameter: 10 mil -25 mil
Punch Tol: ± 5 mil
CNC Tol: ± 5 mil
V- CUT Tol: ± 10 mil
Bevel Edge: ± 5 mil
Slot Min: 32 mil
Slot Min: 32 mil
Angel: 15°, 20°, 30°, 45°, 60°
Bow and Twist SMT≤ 0.75%
None SMT ≤ 1%
Accepted Standards IPC Class 2; IPC Class 3; ISO9000

Markets Served

Twisted Traces is at your service where strict quality standards are required. From the simplest boards to the most complex designs, you can count on the expertise of our team. As a committed printed circuit board supplier, our role has been to provide quality boards that are fully functional and fit your applications perfectly. Over the years, we have continued our promise of providing time-critical, high-performance PCB solutions to meet the demands of the following industries:

  • Aerospace and Satellite
  • LED
  • Medical
  • Military
  • Telecommunications
  • Consumer electronics
  • Automotive

Thank you for viewing our PCB capabilities. You can send us your file in the Gerber 24x7 format. For an easy download, it is recommended to send zipped files, and in the Readme format. For more information, please feel free to call us on our 24/7 line:(630) 345-5400. If you want a quote on lead-free PCB assemblies, you can email us at quotes@twistedtraces.com. Our expert staff is always ready to answer your queries and provide you the best service.

Step-By-Step Process to Manufacture a PCB

1. Pre Production Engineering

2. Prepare the phototools

3. Print inner layers

4. Etch inner layers

5. Electroless copper deposition

6. Image the outer layers

7. Lay-up and bond

8. Automatic Optical Inspection

9. Outer layer AOI

10. Etch outer layer

11. Plating

12. Drill the PCB

13. Soldermask

14. Surface finish

15. Profile 

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