Flat Flex Cables (FFC, FPC)

This Product Selection Guide contains information to help select products in the Flat Flex Cables (FFC, FPC) category on DigiKey.com

FFC cables are a series of single flat conductor wires placed parallel to each other and molded together.


SelectionCharacteristics

Number of Conductors: The number of individual conductive channels available in the cable.

Pitch: Indicates the center-to-center spacing between adjacent conductors.

Cable Length: Indicates the length of the cable.

Cable Width: Indicates the total width of the cable.

Jacket (Insulation) Material: Indicates the material used for the outermost jacketing of the cable.

Jacket (Insulation) Thickness: Indicates the typical thickness of the outer layer of insulating material on a cable.

Conductor Material: Indicates the material composition of the conductors of the cable.

Conductor Plating: Indicates the finish/plating material applied to the conductors of the cable.

Ratings: Minimum performance standards of the cable, which are typically set by a third party.

Features: These are different capabilities or properties of the cable such as
conductor 1 Tinned.

ProductExamples

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MFR PART # PSR1635-12
DIGI-KEY PART # AF12-500-ND
MANUFACTURER Parlex USA LLC
DESCRIPTION 12 Conductor 0.100" (2.54mm) Flat Flex Cable
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MFR PART # PSR1636-04
DIGI-KEY PART # AE04-500-ND
MANUFACTURER Parlex USA LLC
DESCRIPTION 4 Conductor 0.050" (1.27mm) Flat Flex Cable
DATASHEET Click Here

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MFR PART # PSR1635-14-300
DIGI-KEY PART # PSR1635-14-300-ND
MANUFACTURER Parlex USA LLC
DESCRIPTION 14 Conductor 0.100" (2.54mm) Flat Flex Cable
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Measuring Pitch on Flat Flex Ribbon jumper cables

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