The Importance of Opting for Biodegradable PCBs

Jul 08,2019
According to several studies, the PCBs in the boards largely contribute to the release of toxic substances to the environments such as mercury, cadmium and lead, among others. Considering this, todays’ PCB manufacturers strive to assemble and manufacture boards that are biodegradable. How are these biodegradable PCBs made and how would they contribute to environmental sustainability? Read on the post to know more!
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What are the Common PCB Issues and How to Prevent Them?

Jun 03,2019
Would you like to know about six common PCB manufacturing errors? Or how to prevent these fabrication errors? This post will answer these questions in detail.
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Everything You Need to Know About Ball Grid Array Technologies

May 06,2019
With the technological advancement, the demand for thinner and lighter electronics products have increased. Thanks to various chip packaging technologies, the miniaturization of devices have become possible. Ball Grid Array (BGA) is one such technology that has gained popularity owing to several miniaturization advantages that it offers.
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What is the Importance of BOM in PCB Assembly

Apr 23,2019
A proper bill of materials for a PCB assembly enables you to know the exact components and materials required along with their brand, quantity, dimensions, and other details. Typically, in case of a PCB assembly, the BOM comprises the list of wires, boards, surface mount components, and circuitry requirements among others. This post discusses the significance of BOM for a PCB assembly and other related factors.
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Flexible and HDI PCBs – Why they are integral to IoT Devices

Apr 12,2019
The Internet of Things (IoT) has been around for a while and is gaining more prominence with time. According to Gartner, by 2020, more than 26 billion devices will be connected to the Internet. Many of these devices will require unique PCBs for operation. For instance, a wearable device such as a fitness tracker may require a PCB with a dense component placement to resist regular flexing and dynamic stress. Considering all these factors, PCB manufacturers are responding to specific demands by designing HDI PCBs and flexible PCBs. Do you want to know how these PCBs are driving IoT devices? Stay tuned to know more.
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A Comprehensive Introduction to PCB Assembly

Mar 14,2019
A PCB assembly or PCBA comprises PCBs, required components or parts, and electrical and electronic accessories such as wires. Additionally, small-sized PCB Assemblies have been integral to the shrinking size and niche features of electronic devices. This post discusses more about the types of PCB assemblies, their application areas, the process of soldering and assembling.
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A Discussion on PCB Assembly Inspection Methods

Dec 26,2018
Today, PCBs are an integral feature of advanced electronic applications. Although all these electronic applications may have differing requirements, still they all require performance-driven, and error-free PCBs. As known, PCBs are also an integral part of mission-critical applications in medical, defense, and military, where lives of people might be at stake. Hence, it becomes important
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Defect Coverage Using Automated Optical Inspection (AOI)

Oct 04,2018
Automated Optical Inspection (AOI), which is an automated visual inspection of a Printed Circuit Board (PCB), provides 100% visible component and solder-joint inspection. This testing method has been in use in PCB manufacturing for almost two decades. It plays a critical role in ensuring that there are no random faults in the assembly. The technique,
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