Design

Engineering Change Order (ECO): Everything You Need to Know

By |2021-01-08T12:00:32-06:00January 8th, 2021|Best Practices, Design, Documentation, EMS, Engineering, Manufacturing, Outsourcing, Process Improvement, Testing, Testing & Calibration|

Change management is virtually a requirement in the electronics and other manufacturing industries. It specifically relates to alterations needed after the initial design phase of your project. In many industries, the engineering change order is the most frequent example of

Choosing The Right PCB Enclosure

By |2020-11-24T11:06:33-06:00November 24th, 2020|Best Practices, Design, EMS, Engineering, Manufacturing, Printed Circuit Boards|

You will encounter PCB enclosures in almost every electrical device. From iPhones to smoke detectors, the outer cover of these devices is crucial to their functionality. Any electronic gadget is contained inside an enclosure made of plastic or some other

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

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

Why Use a PCB Prototype?

By |2020-01-23T08:58:38-06:00January 23rd, 2020|Best Practices, Design, Documentation, EMS, Manufacturing, Printed Circuit Boards, Process Improvement, Technology, Testing|

Why use a PCB prototype? Before you start a full production run, you must ensure that your Printed Circuit board (PCB) functions correctly. Since PCBs are an integral part of many electronic devices, if one performs inadequately or fails after

SMD vs. SMT Assembly

By |2020-01-15T12:36:49-06:00January 3rd, 2020|Design, EMS, Manufacturing, Printed Circuit Boards, Technology|

As users look for more efficient and effective technologies, SMT and SMD are steadily rising in popularity. Surface Mount Technologies (SMT) are essentially more promising ways of arranging components onto circuit boards. Modern SMT assembly techniques are smaller, more efficient,

Writing An Effective Product Requirements Document (PRD)

By |2020-01-15T12:38:44-06:00July 30th, 2019|Best Practices, Design, Documentation, EMS, Manufacturing, Process Improvement|

Writing An Effective Product Requirements Document (PRD) for Electronics Regardless of how simple an electronics product idea might seem, turning it into reality isn’t an overnight process. There’s a lot that goes on in creating a great product, and a

What is Design for Manufacturing or DFM?

By |2020-01-15T12:40:42-06:00May 15th, 2019|Best Practices, Design, EMS, Manufacturing, Printed Circuit Boards|

What is Design for Manufacturing or DFM? In manufacturing, there's a big gap between having a product idea and producing something that will sell. Even the most innovative and fleshed out concept may not be feasible if your production process

Choosing The Proper Components For A PCB Cable Assembly

By |2019-03-25T10:15:11-05:00March 25th, 2019|Component Sourcing, Design, EMS, Manufacturing, Printed Circuit Boards|

Printed circuit boards (PCB) play an essential role in the overall functionality of electronic devices. The performance of your PCB will depend on how the board itself is arranged, along with the type of cabling that is used. The cable

PCB Assembly Fabrication Methods

By |2019-01-02T10:38:17-06:00January 2nd, 2019|Design, Documentation, EMS, Engineering, Manufacturing, Printed Circuit Boards, Technology|

Choosing the right PCB assembly fabrication solution for your electronics business is a crucial step in creating a successful electronic product. Without a high-quality circuit board, the reliability, efficiency, and even safety of your devices could be compromised. "Quality" can mean a

[COVID-19] Versa is identified as a Critical Industry Manufacturer

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting all organizations as defined by the State Orders applicable to them. Our Governor’s Executive Order 20-20 provides an exemption for manufacturers working within a Critical Sector. Electronic Technologies, LLC. d/b/a Versa Electronics is identified as a Critical Industry Manufacturer. At Versa Electronics, we are equipped to support the needs of our medical and other critical OEM customers to ensure they can successfully build equipment supporting our country and citizens' short and long term needs. In so doing, Versa Electronics continues to operate in this light and with respect to necessary COVID-19 precautions.