Rigid Vs. Flexible PCBs: A Comparison
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Rigid Vs. Flexible PCBs: A Comparison

When considering which printed circuit board you want to have for your product, you might have heard of the various types of printed circuit boards, or PCBs, available. Some common types are rigid and flexible PCBs. What are these two types of PCBs, what are their differences, and what are the pros and cons to…

What Silicon Valley’s Autonomous Vehicle Push Means for Electronics Manufacturers
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What Silicon Valley’s Autonomous Vehicle Push Means for Electronics Manufacturers

Not only is Silicon Valley a hotbed of autonomous vehicle innovation, but it’s also an early testing ground of these technologies. For electronics manufacturers, this push for autonomous vehicles presents a plethora of opportunities. To take advantage of current and upcoming opportunities, electronics manufacturers may have to change the way they build their tech. What…

PCB Component Packaging, Mounting Methods, and Other Considerations
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PCB Component Packaging, Mounting Methods, and Other Considerations

One of the main considerations for modern PCB fabrication has to do with whether you use a traditional through-hole solution or opt for surface mounted technology. When you choose between the two types of component assembly technologies, it can affect how much you spend on PCBs, as well as the capabilities of the PCB. PCB…

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Handling and Storage Tips for Your Printed Circuit Boards

541045 – Handling and Storage Tips for Your Printed Circuit Boards (37573770) (89430) Your PCB manufacturer can go above and beyond to deliver you a high-quality product. Once that product is out of their hands and in yours, maintaining the viability of those boards is up to you. A PCB requires delicate handling and optimum…

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Prepare to Submit a Prototype PCB Design for Manufacturing

If you need upgrades, two steps in the PCB manufacturing process are necessary. Realizing you have the need for a new PCB design and formulating a prototype for that design are the first two steps. Though these steps consist of many smaller steps, you may overlook the key points that you need for submitting the…