201902.11
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4 Vital Design Considerations When Configuring Rigid-Flex PCBs

Rigid-flex PCBs are composed of both rigid and flexible board materials. Layers of flexible substrate are attached to rigid boards by internal or external means. Rigid-flex PCB designs offer more options to designers and eliminate the need for costly, unreliable connections between rigid and flexible substrates. Rigid-flex PCB design requires attention to detail if you…

Why Manufacturers Should Consider Multilayer PCB Designs
201901.24
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Why Manufacturers Should Consider Multilayer PCB Designs

Multilayer printed circuit boards (PCBs) can turn a simple digital product into a high-powered smart device. People want and expect more from even the simplest gadgets these days. PCBs offer increased complexity and functionality without increasing the size of your device. Here is a look at why you should consider multilayer PCBs for your electronic…

201812.13
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Summit Interconnect, Inc. Acquires Streamline Circuits Corp.

December 12, 2018, Anaheim, CA – Summit Interconnect, Inc. is pleased to announce the combination of Summit Interconnect and Streamline Circuits.  The addition of Streamline increases the Summit group to three California based operations.  “The Streamline operation significantly enhances Summit’s PCB capabilities when time and technology are critical,” said President and CEO Shane Whiteside; “and…

4 Causes of PCB Failure and What to Do About Them
201810.31
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4 Causes of PCB Failure and What to Do About Them

The world runs on printed circuit boards (PCBs) now. You’ll find them in your phone, your TV, and your computer. Not only do they surround you in your personal life, but businesses rely on them for all kinds of functions as well. If you’re ordering PCBs for your product, you’ll need them to work reliably…

The Differences Between Military and Civilian PCBs
201807.18
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The Differences Between Military and Civilian PCBs

Printed circuit boards, or PCBs, have become a technological standard in virtually every industry from mining to traffic control. Many of these industries use similar PCBs that adhere to the same set of manufacturing standards with little to no variation. However, sensitive, precise, and complex industries such as aerospace travel, government data control, and military…