Technology

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

Wave Soldering Vs. Reflow Soldering

By |2021-04-29T09:23:22-05:00April 29th, 2021|Best Practices, EMS, Engineering, Manufacturing, Printed Circuit Boards, Technology|

Soldering is a primary process of producing printed circuit boards. Soldering is used for attaching electronic components to printed circuit boards. The two main types of soldering are wave and reflow. When determining which type of soldering is most appropriate,

4 Things to Consider When Choosing a PCB Manufacturer

By |2021-03-08T09:31:47-06:00March 8th, 2021|Component Sourcing, EMS, Engineering, Manufacturing, Outsourcing, Printed Circuit Boards, Supply Chain, Technology, Testing|

The printed circuit board is one of the most important features of an electronic assembly. The PCB provides mechanical support and connectivity for electronic devices. PCBs come in several different technologies, depending upon the application. Some examples are; Rigid boards,

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,

A Guide to Wire Harness Manufacturing

By |2020-08-06T17:01:04-05:00August 3rd, 2020|Best Practices, Manufacturing, Technology|

A wire harness is a collection of wires, cables, and connectors that transmit electric signals. Wire harnessing provides a neat and safe way to organize wires inside a system. When you hire a wire harness assembly company, they cut, strip,

SMT Assembly: Frequently Asked Questions

By |2020-06-29T17:35:15-05:00June 29th, 2020|Engineering, Manufacturing, Printed Circuit Boards, Technology|

What is Surface Mount Technology (SMT)? SMT is an assembly and part packaging technology used to place and solder the components to the PCB surface directly. This technology helps reduce manufacturing costs and increase efficiency. The process also makes it

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,

Versa Electronics Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

By |2019-10-22T11:41:02-05:00October 22nd, 2019|EMS, Innovation, Manufacturing, News, Technology|

Electronic Contract Manufacturer Celebrates 25 Years And Is Honored As Top 10 Manufacturing Service Provider MINNEAPOLIS, October 22, 2019 — Versa Electronics announced its 25th anniversary as an electronic contract manufacturer. Versa provides electronic contract manufacturing services to industrial, medical,

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