Kapton® Polyimide Film

Kapton® polyimide film possesses a unique combination of properties. The ability of Kapton® to maintain its excellent physical, electrical and mechanical properties over a wide temperature range has opened new design and application areas for plastic films.

Kapton® is extensively used for aerospace, printed circuit and traction motor applications, operating up to 400°C. It has proved to be an indispensable material for advanced applications. The primary types of Kapton® are:

  • Kapton® HN - Used for the majority of applications, where its properties are required over a wide temperature range. The standard sizes are shown below.
  • Kapton® FN - Where heat sealability is required. Kapton® is combined with Teflon® FEP resin. It is commonly used for lapping of copper conductors in electric motors and aerospace wires.

Kapton®/Polyimide has many applications including :

  • Masking for Wave Soldering
  • Powder Coating
  • Flexible Printed Circuits
  • PCB Stencils
  • Transformer Insulation
  • 3D Printing Masks
  • Circuit Isolation
  • Loudspeakers
  • Wire and Harness Wrapping
  • Heating Elements
  • Etching
  • Shims
  • Automotive Diaphragms/Sensors.

Kapton® HN - Standard Rolls - 610 mm wide

Thickness and type

Thickness mircrons

Length of roll M

Yield M2/kg

50 HN 12.7 914 56.0
100HN 25.4 457 28.0
200HN 50.8 232 14.0
300HN 76.2 152 9.2
500HN 127 91 5.5

Short Roll Service:

Kapton® HN is normally supplied in standard rolls, however Katco also provides short rolls from 5 linear metres long x 610mm wide. Additionally, we supply slit width rolls, die-cut and punched components as well as adhesive coated Kapton®. Other grades of Kapton® may be obtained by special request.

Grade

width

thickness

short

roll

length

availability

Yield

mm

µm

M2 / Kg

50HN 780 12.7 5M 10M 20M 30M 50M 56
100 HN 610 25.4 5M 10M 20M 30M 50M 28
200HN 610 50.8 5M 10M 20M 30M 50M 14
914 50.8 5M 10M 20M 30M 50M 14
300HN 610 76.2 5M 10M 20M 30M 50M 9.2
914 76.2 5M 10M 20M 30M 50M 9.2
500HN 610 127 5M 10M 20M 30M 50M 5.5

Payment for short rolls can only be made using an approved credit card. Lead time: allow 2 to 3 days This product is available in standard rolls, slit tape or die-cut parts

Please note that the minimum order value is £350.

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07.06.2018