Press Release

December 15, 2017

Panasonic and Matrix Complete Outgassing Tests for Flex Materials

Santa Clara, CA – December 15, 2017 – Matrix Electronics is pleased to announce that Panasonic Flex materials and Matrix Flex Coverlay materials have passed the ASTM E595-15 Outgassing Test. The part-numbers in included in this certification include:

R-F775 & R-F770 Panasonic Felios Flex Materials
MCL Matrix Coverlay
MBP Matrix Bond Ply
MAP Matrix Adhesive Ply
FR MCL Flame Retardant Matrix Coverlay
FR MBP Flame Retardant Matrix Bond Ply
FR MAP Flame Retardant Matrix Adhesive Ply

Bob Berg, Matrix VP Sales states: “Many of our customers make flex circuits that go into space applications, and a key test to qualify materials in space is the ASTM E595-15 Outgassing Test. This is a very stringent requirement and passing this test ensures that Panasonic Flex and Matrix Plus Coverlay materials qualify for applications used in the deep vacuum of space.”

About Matrix USA Inc.

Committed to the motto, “Quality Products, Dependable People”, Matrix was established in 1977 with the objective of providing quality raw materials 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. For further information, visit:

About Panasonic

Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development and engineering of electronic technologies and solutions for customers in residential, non-residential, mobility and personal applications. Since its founding in 1918, the company has expanded globally and now operates over 500 consolidated companies worldwide, recording consolidated net sales of 7.74 trillion yen for the year ended March 31, 2014. Committed to pursuing new value through innovation across divisional lines, the company strives to create a better life and a better world for its customers. For more information, visit the