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NEWS & EVENTS

NEWS & EVENTS

All the Key PCB Assembly Terms Defined

All the Key PCB Assembly Terms Defined

Having a fundamental understanding of important PCB (printed circuit board) terminologies can make collaborating with a Printed Circuit Board manufacturing organization much easier and quicker. Although this list of PCB assembly terms is not all-inclusive or...

Advantages of Using VIA in Pads

Advantages of Using VIA in Pads

With advancements in electronic applications and products, VIAs play a significant role in interconnecting layers within a printed circuit board. There are three main types of VIAs.  Through Hole VIABlind VIABuried VIA Each of the three has its specific functions...

PCB Finishes – Hot Air Solder Leveling

PCB Finishes – Hot Air Solder Leveling

If you are involved in the PCB – “printed circuit board” industry, you must already understand that these boards have copper finished surfaces. In case if they are left unprotected, the copper will start oxidizing and deteriorating, making your circuit board...

How to Panelize your Boards for Assembly

How to Panelize your Boards for Assembly

So you have managed to sketch the perfect printed circuit board (PCB) assembly design. You cautiously created a layout of your components and respective traces for optimal thermal and EMC/EMI considerations. You even ensured that your PCB fits perfectly and...

Common Mistakes When Placing a PCB Assembly Order

Common Mistakes When Placing a PCB Assembly Order

PCB assembly is one of the major components on your purchase list if you are an owner of a company that manufactures or produces electronics products. Outsourcing some of your electronic components can turn out to be your worst nightmare if not handled...

Fab and Assembly Drawing Standards

Fab and Assembly Drawing Standards

Both Fab and assembly drawings are useful to communicate various information to your vendors. The fabrication drawing contains information on how to build the printed circuit board (PCB). While your assembly drawing depicts details on how several components are going...

BGAs – What Are They?

BGAs – What Are They?

What is a Ball Grid Array? You may have heard the term BGA. Not sure what it means? We have you covered. BGA, short for ball grid array, is a specific type of surface mount technology (SMT). In most cases, BGA packages are used by professionals to mount different...

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