IPC-6901 Application Categories for Printed Electronics

IPC-6901 Application Categories for Printed Electronics

IPC, Date of Publication: Sep 28, 2015
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This standard establishes a Market Classification System and Level Classification System for printed electronics assemblies and provides a list of performance criteria and testing methods. It provides a standardized product category structure for designing and manufacturing printed electronics and assemblies which conform to industry-established performance metrics as determined by accepted testing methods.

1 SCOPE 

1.1 Purpose 1
1.2 Procurement Documentation . 1
1.3 Printed Electronics and Assemblies
Performance Requirements 1
1.3.1 As Agreed Upon Between User and Supplier
(AABUS) . 1
1.4 New Testing Methods 1
1.5 Interpretation of ‘‘Shall’’ . 1
1.6 Presentation 1

2 APPLICABLE DOCUMENTS 

2.1 IPC  2
2.2 American Society for Testing and Materials
(ASTM) 2
2.3 Consumer Product Safety Commission 3
2.4 International Electrotechnical Commission 3
2.5 International Standardization Organization . 3
2.6 JEDEC 3
2.7 NCSL International 3
2.8 UL 4
2.9 U.S. Food and Drug Administration . 4

3 REQUIREMENTS

3.1 Terms and Definitions  4
3.1.1 Back-End Assembly  4
3.1.2 Burn-In Test  4
3.1.3 Drop Test 4
3.1.4 Flexible Hybrid Electronics 4
3.1.5 Flexure Test 4
3.1.6 Front-End Assembly 4
3.1.7 Post Processing 4
3.1.8 Stretchable Electronics 5
3.1.9 Wearable Electronics .5
3.2 General Requirements  5
3.2.1 Conflict . 5
3.3 Workmanship Requirements 5
3.4 Special Requirements 5
3.4.1 List of Special Requirements 5
3.5 Classification System – Market  5
3.5.1 Aerospace – Category 1 
3.5.2 Automotive – Category 2 
3.5.3 Consumer Electronics and Communications – Category 3
3.5.4 Home/Domestic Robotics – Category 4 . 6
3.5.5 Industrial and Commercial Controls – Category 5 
3.5.6 Medical – Category 6 7
3.5.7 Military – Category 7 7
3.5.8 Office/Home Structural and Architectural Building Materials – Category 8 . 7
3.5.9 Smart Packaging – Category 9 . 7
3.5.10 Smart Grid – Category 10 . 7
3.5.11 Future – Category 11 . 7
3.6 Classification System – Level 1 8
3.6.1 Printed Passive Components – Level 1 8
3.6.2 Flexible Hybrid Electronics Passive Components – Level 1 8
3.6.3 Printed Active Component – Level 2 . 8
3.6.4 Flexible Hybrid Electronics Active Component – Level 2 9
3.6.5 Printed Module – Level 3 . 9
3.6.6 Flexible Hybrid Electronics Module – Level 3 
3.6.7 Printed Final Product – Level 4 9
3.6.8 Flexible Hybrid Electronics Final Product – Level 4 
3.7 Performance Criteria 10
3.8 Testing Methods  10
3.8.1 Chemical Resistance 10
3.8.2 Electrical 10
3.8.3 Mechanical  10
3.8.4 Operation 11
3.8.5 Reliability . 11
3.8.6 Safety (Medical, Food, Toy Industry) . 11
3.8.7 Visual (Cosmetic) 11
3.9 Defects 11

4 QUALITY ASSURANCE PROVISIONS

4.1 Responsibility for Inspection . 11
4.2 Responsibility for Compliance 11
4.3 Quality Assurance Program . 11
4.4 Test Equipment and Inspection Facilities . 12
4.5 Preparation of Printed Electronics and Assembly Samples . 12
4.6 Standard Laboratory Conditions . 12
4.7 Tolerances 12
4.8 Classification of Inspection . 12
4.9 Printed Electronics and Assembly Inspection . 12
4.10 Qualification Inspection . 12
4.10.1 Sample Size . 12
4.10.2 Frequency . 12
4.11 Quality Conformance Inspection . 12
4.11.1 Inspection of Printed Electronics and Assemblies for Delivery 12
4.11.2 Sample Unit . 12
4.11.3 Primary Printed Electronics and Assembly Lot Inspection 12
4.11.4 Secondary Inspection of Printed Electronics and Assembly Lots 13
4.12 Statistical Process Control (SPC) 13
4.12.1 Reduction of Quality Conformance Testing . 13

5 PREPARATION FOR DELIVERY

5.1 Packaging 14

6 NOTES 

6.1 Ordering Data 14
Tables
Table 3-1 Levels and Classification Systems for Printed
Electronics 8

 

 

Date of Publication:
Sep 28, 2015
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