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What are the Rogers Plate Models? Detail Parameters

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The high-frequency plates produced by Rogers are widely used in radio frequency, microwave circuit boards and other fields. According to the search results provided, the following is an overview of some Rogers plate models and their parameters:

RT/duroid® 5880

Dielectric constant (Dk): The measured value is 2.20±0.02 at 10GHz.

Loss Factor (Df): The measured value is 0.0009 at 10GHz.

Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (CTE): The X and Y axis directions are 17/17 ppm/℃, and the Z axis direction is 24 ppm/℃.

Water absorption: Very low, only 0.02%.

Fire-proof level: Meets UL 94V-0 standards.

Application frequency range: The supported signal frequencies can reach Ku band or even higher.

Processing performance: The material is easy to cut, shear and machine into shape.

Chemical resistance: Good resistance to solutions and reagents used in etching or plating processes.

Electrical performance:

Electrical performance changes minimally with frequency, ensuring consistency over a wide frequency range.

Weight and Density:

RT/duroid 5880LZ is a low-density, lightweight material suitable for high-performance, weight-sensitive applications.

Dimensional stability:

Exhibits good dimensional stability.



Dielectric constant (Dk): 3.48+/-0.05, with strict tolerance control.

Loss Factor (Df): 0.0037 @ 10GHz.

Low Z-axis thermal expansion coefficient: 32 ppm/℃.

Low in-board expansion coefficient.

Low dielectric constant tolerance.

Good dimensional stability.

Electrical properties are stable at different frequencies.

The processing technology is similar to that of FR-4 and is easy to produce in large quantities.

Various thickness options are available, such as 4mil, 6.6mil, 10mil, etc.


It is one of the RO3000 series materials, ceramic filled PTFE composite material.

Dielectric constant (Dk): 3.50.

Loss Factor (Df): 0.0015 @ 10GHz.

Low thermal expansion coefficient X/Y/Z (17/17/24 ppm/℃).

Suitable for mixed design with epoxy glass cloth FR4 multi-layer board circuit.

Suitable for sub-6GHz 5G technologies such as Massive MIMO and millimeter wave designs.

RO4000® LoPro®:

Adopting Rogers' proprietary technology, the reverse-processed copper foil can be matched to standard RO4000 series materials.

Reduce conductor losses and improve insertion loss and signal integrity.

Low insertion loss supports higher frequency designs (above 40 GHz).

Reduce passive intermodulation (PIM) of base station antennas.

RO3000 Series:

PTFE composite material containing special ceramic fillers.

For use in commercial microwave and RF applications.

The mechanical properties are similar, but the dielectric constants are different, suitable for different design needs.


Other Models Mentioned:


May have different dielectric constant and loss factor, but specific parameters are not mentioned in the search results.


Again, the specific parameters are not mentioned, but it belongs to the Rogers family of materials.


Dielectric constant (Dk): 3.38+/-0.05;

Loss Factor (Df): 0.0027 @ 10GHz;

Glass cloth reinforced, ceramic filled hydrocarbon composite;

There are two different configurations of glass cloth (1080 and 1674) with the same electrical performance specifications;

Z-axis thermal expansion coefficient: 46ppm/℃;

Tg (glass transition temperature)>280℃;

Does not contain bromine and does not meet UL 94V-0 flame retardant rating;

Typical applications include microstrip lines, cellular base station antennas, automotive radars and sensors, point-to-point microwave communications, power amplifiers, RFID antennas, etc.


Dielectric constant (Dk): 3.50;

Loss Factor (Df): 0.0015 @ 10GHz;

Ceramic filled PTFE composite;

Low thermal expansion coefficient X/Y/Z: 17/17/24 ppm/℃;

Suitable for sub-6GHz 5G technologies such as Massive MIMO and millimeter wave designs;

Widely used in automotive electronics millimeter wave radar, global positioning system satellite antenna, cellular communication system, etc.

RO4000® LoPro®:

Using Rogers' proprietary technology, the inverted copper foil is matched to standard RO4000 series materials;

Reduce conductor losses and improve insertion loss and signal integrity;

Support higher frequency designs (above 40 GHz);

Reduce passive intermodulation (PIM) of base station antennas;

Reduce conductor losses and improve the thermal performance of the circuit.

RO4350B and RO4835:

These two materials can meet the requirements of UL 94V-0 flame retardant rating and are suitable for applications or designs that require flame retardant properties;

ROGERS4003C and ROGERS4350B:

Has excellent low dielectric loss characteristics;

Provides a more cost-effective and processable high-frequency material option than PTFE;

Widely used in cellular base stations and other RF applications.

RO4450F and RO4460G2:

These models may be high frequency thermoset prepregs compatible with RO4000 series multilayer board designs.

Resistant to CAF (chemical silver migration).

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