IBM Selects Panasonic’s MEGTRON 6 Laminate System

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Panasonic’s high-speed, low-loss laminate system, MEGTRON 6, has been selected by IBM for use in the company’s new z14 mainframe computers. Launched in July of this year, the z14 is IBM’s latest mainframe computer, which comprises the world’s fastest microprocessor, with clock-speed at 5.2 GHz. The new IBM z14 mainframe is the core of trusted digital experiences. It enables the protection of data via pervasive encryption. The z14 is designed to be open and connected in the cloud, enabling massive transaction scale of high volume encrypted workloads at low cost.

MEGTRON 6 (R-5775) is designed specifically for such high-speed network equipment and high-frequency measuring instruments. MEGTRON 6 is a woven glass-reinforced laminate system which possesses the PCB industry’s highest combined performance characteristics of Dk 3.5, Df .002 and Td 410°C.

For more information on Panasonic’s MEGTRON 6, click here.

For more information on IBM’s z14 Mainframe, click here.

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Committed to the motto: “Quality Products, Dependable People,” Matrix was established in 1977 with the objective of providing quality raw material to the North American Printed Circuit Board Industry. Matrix has four rapid response warehouses located throughout the US and Canada that fulfill high quality, fast delivery, and custom orders daily.


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