"Roll to Roll" and "Sheet to Sheet" printing systems in the field of flexible circuitry require a support that guarantees planarity and dimensional stability as well as high adhesion with conductive inks with the highest conductivity.
Coveme meets these requirements with a range of treated and heat stabilized polyester films, ideal for high speed printing.
Coveme technology has tuned a treatment for the surface of films which improves the adhesion of conductive inks and guarantees the proper performance in conditions of mechanical stress and harsh environments. Coveme’s films for flexible circuitry are validated by the major multinational companies in the fields of electronics for automotive, avionics, home appliances etc. Amongst other applications of Coveme materials in the automotive industries are the manufacturing of passenger detection devices and flat cables for steering wheel commands. In the field of electrical appliances flexible circuitry printed on Coveme material is employed for membrane switches, whereas in the aviation industry flat cables are employed as filmic sensors.
One of the main applications in the field of flexible circuitry is represented by R.F.I.D. antennas, where the control of products through the use of intelligent labelling has focused upon the gradual substitution of the barcode system. This permits the remote electronic registration of all relevant information regarding logistics management.
R.F.I.D. antennas, complete with a chip, constitute the receiving and transmitting center of information contained in the smart labels. The recent introduction of new technology for making R.F.I.D. antennas by means of patterned deposition and/or ink jet deposition is supported by Coveme with films dedicated to this application.
For the future, we see ourselves involved in new frontiers of substrates for microelectronics, developing films for high temperatures and the production of micro-circuitry with sputtering systems.