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Lead vs. Lead-Free Solder

By |2021-08-13T15:22:34-05:00August 13th, 2021|Best Practices, Design, EMS, Engineering, Manufacturing, Printed Circuit Boards, Technology|

Lead vs. Lead-Free Solder in Electronics Manufacturing Soldering is an important tool in electronics manufacturing used in building anything from a child’s toy to a spacecraft. Whether lead-free or leaded, all solder serves the same function – it acts as

What Is Conformal Coating?

By |2020-11-04T14:20:13-06:00November 4th, 2020|Best Practices, Design, EMS, Innovation, Manufacturing, Printed Circuit Boards|

Circuit boards are exposed to various contaminants like moisture, dust, fungus, and abrasion. The conformal coating protects PCBs and electronics from external elements to improve their performance in harsh environments. Conformal coat technology was first used by the military, but

Outsourcing A Box Build Assembly

By |2020-08-27T14:20:55-05:00August 27th, 2020|Best Practices, Manufacturing, Technology|

Outsourcing box build assembly is a common thing nowadays as it's convenient for many companies to receive a finished product from their CM. The process ranges from a single printed circuit board to a sub-assembly of mechanical components, cables, wires,

Standard PCB Thickness Explained

By |2020-04-15T12:11:44-05:00April 15th, 2020|Component Sourcing, Design, EMS, Manufacturing, Printed Circuit Boards|

Printed Circuit Boards (PCB) are crucial components of various electrical devices and heavy machinery used in countless industries. To design the ideal board for any given device, you will need to understand the importance of the base material - copper

55 Examples Of How A PCB Is Used In Everyday Life

By |2019-10-17T10:08:35-05:00October 17th, 2019|Innovation, Printed Circuit Boards, Technology|

Printed circuit boards are a crucial component of contemporary electronic devices. The typical PCB is made up of numerous active and passive components connected by traces on the board. With the minuteness of today’s electronic components, engineers can develop large

Not Every PCB Manufacturer Is Created Equal.

By |2019-04-25T08:36:06-05:00February 18th, 2019|Component Sourcing, EMS, Manufacturing, Outsourcing, Printed Circuit Boards, Supply Chain, Technology|

Not Every PCB Manufacturer Is Created Equal. 5 Things To Research. Searching for a PCB manufacturer to make your company’s printed circuits is not always a walk in the park. Most of these companies may promise the same things, but

What is the difference between PCB and PCBA?

By |2020-01-15T12:42:20-06:00January 17th, 2019|EMS, Manufacturing, Printed Circuit Boards, Technology|

If you are working with electronics, you may have heard the terms printed circuit board (PCB) and printed circuit board assembly (PCBA).  While some people use these terms interchangeably, they do not necessarily mean the same thing. So what are