Board uniformity is a main concern in any printed circuit board manufacturing project. The boards that are non-uniform are discarded because they are not capable to meet requirements of an intended application. The production process for big and small remains the same, some changes are made during small PCB production to maintain their quality. PCB panelization is performed during the production of small circuit boards to ensure uniformity. In this method, various small sized circuit boards are pooled together to form a large panel. This helps manufacturers assemble multiple small PCB simultaneously. Thus, manufacturers can improve their productivity, as well as ensure uniformity, and quality of circuit boards. Panelization technique is also referred as an array format because multiple boards are kept together. PCB panelization allows designers to receive high quality boards in big volumes. This post discusses everything you need to know about PCB panelization.
Printed circuit boards (PCBs) can be made from various metals. These special PCBs are known as metal core printed circuit boards (MCPCBS). The choice of metal changes on the basis of application. Aluminum PCBs are one of the popular types of metal MCPCBS, which find use in many modern day applications. These PCBs feature metal-based and copper-clad laminates. Such a construction makes the circuit board an excellent electrical insulator and thermal conductor. It also helps the PCB in delivering high performance. In this post, we will discuss in detail what aluminum printed circuit boards are. Also, covered in the post is the manufacturing process of these PCBs, as well as the applications of these circuit boards. Read on to know more.
A printed circuit board (PCB) is a thin board made from fiberglass, composite epoxy, or other laminate materials. PCBs are found in various electrical and electronic components such as beepers, radios, radars, computer systems, etc. Different types of PCBs are used based on the applications. What are the various types of PCBs? Read on to know.
Ordering printed circuit boards (PCBs) online involves a number of steps. Following all the required steps will help you buy PCBs online without any hassles. What are the steps of ordering PCBs online? This is how you should place an order for your PCB at Twisted Traces.
PCB design and fabrication of electronic circuits has become complex. However, this aspect is often avoided. Instead, there is more focus on other interesting aspects of the PCB. The truth is, unless the PCB is designed properly, your circuit is going to face issues. Many times, the design issues occur due to lack of clarity regarding PCB design components. Hence, the next time, when you approach a PCB assembly and fabrication service provider for a PCB quotation, you should send them a PCB pre-order checklist. This post discusses the essential components of a pre-order checklist.
In this digital era, it is nearly impossible to stay disconnected from any electronic device. Interconnection and interdependence of these devices facilitated by the internet has enabled the emergence of a new phenomenon, which is called ‘Internet of things’ (IoT).
Metal core printed circuit boards or MCPCBs are circuit boards that have their base made from metals, such as copper, aluminum, and steel alloys. Each of these materials have their own peculiar properties, which make them suitable for different applications. Aluminum has a decent heat dissipation and transferring ability, and is also comparatively more economical than the other two materials. Copper exhibits better performance than aluminum and steel alloys, but is on the costlier side. Likewise, steel is relatively rigid as compared to the other two materials, and has a lower thermal conductivity. These PCBs are used as an alternative for FR4 or CEM3 boards. What makes these PCBs so popular? What are the advantages of MCPCBs? To get answers to these questions, please read the following post.
From electronic goods to high performance servers, usage of PCB has been critical in the day-to- day living. Amalgamation of creativity alongside technology has further aided in their advancement. With the surge in a number of PCB manufacturers in USA, it has become quite improbable choosing the best fit PCB for one’s own needs. This post discusses tips to select the best PCB manufacturer and supplier in USA.
A Printed Circuit Board (PCB) is an electronic component that connects different electronic components together. Designing a PCB is an intricate process, which requires a lot of precision. This is a process in which most common mistakes are bound to occur. What are these common mistakes? How to avoid them? Read on to know more.
Heavy copper printed circuit boards are the latest trend in PCB industry. These PCBs are used in various electrical circuits due to several benefits they offer. Although these PCBs are expensive to produce, they are still in high demand. Why? Read the post to know more about them.