5 Common PCB Design Mistakes to Avoid

September 26, 2017

Advanced manufacturing techniques and innovative design tools have enabled Printed Circuit Boards (PCB) manufacturers to bring down the cost of PCBs in the past years. Many times, the cost of production increases due to errors in the PCB design. Hence, it is very important for PCB designers to avoid such fabrication errors, while designing PCBs.
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How Advancement in PCB is Driving Industrial & Instrumentation Automation?

August 22, 2017

Printed Circuit Boards (PCB) are designed to connect various electronic components using conductive pathways or traces. These traces are cut from copper sheets, which are laminated on a non-conductive substrate. Today,many industrial and commercial applications are PCB-driven. Are you eager to know what are they? Read this post to know the significance of PCBs in
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Essential Elements of Custom Cable Assemblies

July 28, 2017

Cable assemblies are the key components in any electrical circuit. However, it is one of the most overlooked components as well. If you plan to design cable assemblies for your upcoming project, there are certain considerations to be made. This post discusses 9 such upfront factors that need your attention while building custom cable assemblies.
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Conformal Coating – What Do You Know About It?

June 27, 2017

Printed circuit boards (PCBs) often get damaged because of dust, salt spray, contamination, fungus, corrosion caused due to harsh environments, and moisture. Thus, in order to protect PCBs from getting damaged, a protective dielectric layer, called conformal coating is applied over them. This coating is of great help when products are to be used in
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HDI PCBs are Gaining Popularity, Know Why

May 31, 2017

High Density Interconnect (HDI) are integral elements of advanced electronics. They are referred by a variety of names, such as Microvia Process (MVP), Sequence Build Up (SBU), and Build Up Multilayer Boards (BUM). These PCBs are loaded with technical characteristics, which make them ideal for today’s devices demanding excellent performance, and lightweight designs. This post
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Why is Outsourcing PCB Surface Mount Manufacturing Services Considered to be Beneficial?

May 22, 2017

Surface Mount Technology (SMT) is one of the most widely used technologies for manufacturing Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs). With the advent of the SMT technology, businesses have started outsourcing the PCB assembly to expert manufacturers. Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) can reap numerous benefits of SMT PCB assembly services. Now, the question hitting your mind must
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Stripping and Etching Process of PCB

April 28, 2017

Most of us must have heard about the Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design process. But very few are aware about the details. This post will put some light upon various stages in the PCB design process, but will focus more on the stripping and etching process of a PCB. PCB Design and Manufacturing Process As
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6 Things You Need to Know While Outsourcing Box Build Assembly

April 25, 2017

Nowadays, more and more electronic manufacturers are finding it convenient to outsource their job. Today, it has become very common to outsource box build assemblies. Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) can outsource different tasks to a Contract Manufacturer (CM), such as: Manufacturing Logistics Materials Management Order Fulfillment Design and Testing For a smooth operation and hassle-free
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How is PCB Assembly Performed?

March 17, 2017

The process of Printed Circuit Board (PCB) assembly or manufacturing consists of a number of steps. All these steps should go hand-in-hand for a decent PCB Assembly (PCBA). It is very important for a step to have a synergy with the previous step. In addition to this, input should receive feedback from the output, which
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How to Select the Right PCB Material for High Frequency Applications?

January 4, 2017

While choosing the right Printed Circuit Board (PCB) material for a high frequency application, you are required usually to tradeoff between performance and price. Two main questions that are crucial while selecting a PCB material are: Does the material meet the needs of an end-user application? What kind of efforts are required to fabricate a
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