I am making a thin flex-PCB (0.2-0.3 mm) on which I am going to mount a component which has SMD pads.
I would like to also make the pads on the PCB as SMD rather than NSMD, but I am worried about the production tolerances as well as mounting tolerances of the coverlay usually used on flex-pcbs instead of a liquid solder-mask.
So I am here hoping that someone with more experience working with flex-PCBs and coverlay can tell me whether I can make these pads as SMD using coverlay, or how else I should go about making SMD pads on flex-PCB, or perhaps tell me that it is not possible or inadvisable.
Below are screenshots of the spacing between the pads, the purple pads are the openings in the solder-mask/coverlay and the red pads are the underlying copper pads.
I have done this before on rigid PCBs and I would be comfortable with these dimensions/tolerances if it was not a flex-PCB with coverlay.