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PLCC -SMD IC package in PCB assembly process


In the world of technology, there’s a new kid on the block. And it’s called Plastic Leaded Chip Carrier (PLCC). This package is a four-sided “J” leaded plastic body package. PLCC is a form of SMD integrated circuit (IC) package that can be used to enable ICs to be mounted on a printed circuit board (PCB) either directly soldered to the board or within a socket.

The PLCC is commonly used in computers and other electronic devices. PLCC is made from a polymer material that is much more durable than its predecessors allowing them to withstand higher stress levels while still maintaining its electrical integrity.


What is a chip carrier package?

A chip carrier package is a plastic package with a lead-in wire and metal pin to hold the chip. The lead-in wire is usually made of gold or copper, but it can also be made of other metals, such as aluminum or silver. It’s not necessary for the pin to be gold or copper, but it does have to be electrically conductive so that it doesn’t corrode over time or in contact with other metals.

The pin is typically made from gold or copper, but it can also be made from other metals like aluminum or silver. The pin serves two purposes: first, it helps prevent corrosion from occurring on your chip; second, it keeps moisture from entering your package and causing damage to your chip.

What are the different types of IC packaging?

IC packaging refers to connecting the circuit pins on the silicon chip to the external connector with wires so as to connect with other devices. Packaging form refers to the housing used for installing semiconductor integrated circuit chips. It not only plays a role in installing, fixing, sealing, protecting the chip and enhancing the electrothermal performance, but also connects to the pins of the package housing with wires through the contacts on the chip.

These pins are connected with other devices through the wires on the printed circuit board, thus realizing the connection between the internal chip and the external circuit. Because the chip must be isolated from the outside world to prevent the corrosion of the chip circuit caused by impurities in the air, resulting in the decline of electrical performance.
There are common ways to package ICs and other electronic components:



What is a PLCC package?

The PLCC package is a type of computer chip carrier that allows for the insertion of large numbers of integrated circuits (ICs) into a small area. The main purpose of this type of packaging is to maximize the efficiency of data transfer between ICs, as well as to reduce weight and space requirements for component placement.

The PLCC package consists of electrically insulating plastic or ceramic substrate with leads attached to it that allow electrical connection between the ICs mounted on it. Each layer has its own individual contact pads, allowing for easy insertion and removal of ICs from within the packaging material itself.

The PLCC is made up of a number of small, electrically insulated metal balls called balls. These balls are linked together in groups to form a printed circuit board. The PLCC is so-called because it has no lead wires or pins.

What’s the application of PLCC?

PLCC is mainly used in mobile phones and other electronic devices, especially those that require low power consumption and high performance.

Besides, it typically used in personal computers, cell phones, and other devices that require long-term reliability. They are also used to connect microprocessors to memory devices in embedded systems and other applications where high performance is required.

PLCC are a group of integrated circuit packages that are designed to be used in applications where space is limited or required. These packages are often used in consumer products, such as cell phones and computers, but they can also be used for audio amplifiers and other devices.

What’s the advantage of PLCC?

PLCC is a type of chip carrier that was designed to be able to hold large quantities of chips. With the advent of PLCC, it was possible to build more powerful personal computers with less space and weight. Also, it made it possible for companies to produce smaller computers without sacrificing quality.

The main advantage of PLCC over other types of chip carriers is that they are much easier to insert into the computer without damaging other components in the system. This makes them ideal for people who are trying to build their own computer system using only off-the-shelf parts instead of purchasing new ones from the manufacturer.
Besides, PLCC can be made very small and still perform its function. This means that the PLCC chip carrier can be placed inside larger devices and move around easily without being affected by heat or humidity.

What’s the difference between PLCC, CLCC and LCC package?

It’s important to know the differences between PLCC, CLCC, and LCC packages because they are used in different applications. These packages are used in microprocessor chips and other electronic components.
PLCC stands for Plastic Leaded Chip Carrier. This package is made of plastic with leaded plating over a base tin-lead alloy. It has a metal lead frame that protects the chip from damage during handling and shipping. This package is commonly used in computers and handheld devices.

CLCC stands for Ceramic Leaded Chip Carrier. This type of package has ceramic lead frames that protect the chip from damage during handling and shipping. It also has an outer metal lead frame that provides additional protection against damage during use or storage. This package is commonly used in industrial settings such as telecommunications equipment, medical devices, test equipment, military electronics, etc.

LCC stands for Leadless Chip Carrier (also called Zero Leaded Chip Carrier). This type of package does not have any metal leads on either side of the chip like PLCCs or CLCCs do. It comes with an outer metal lead frame which helps protect it from damage during use or storage.


In conclusion, the PLCC is a good plastic chip carrier that is useful for the production of devices with low power consumption and high performance. PLCC has many advantages over traditional chip carrier. It is also a great option for your business. It’s durable, easy to work with, and fairly priced compared to other types of carriers. It is very lightweight, but at the same time, it is extremely reliable and durable.



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