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Blind and Buried Vias PCB

When it comes to high density PCBs where you cannot fit all your connections on one layer, vias are extremely useful. Simply put, vias are barrel shaped vertical conductive holes that help make connections between multiple layers of a PCB.…

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Cross Section Analysis: Inside a PCB

Cross-Section Analysis How can the internal quality of a printed circuit board be inspected and verified using cross section analysis? We previously published an article that talked about IPC Inspection guidelines that provides an overview of the standards used in…

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eCADSTAR Case Study – Driving Innovation for EA Technology

When looking to upgrade their existing PCB design software, EA Technology looked to eCADSTAR to support their business objectives and their ongoing design and development projects. EA Technology, headquartered in Chester, is recognised globally as a leader in their field;…

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Are You Considering a Box Build for Your Next Project?

Box builds can range from single printed circuit boards enclosed in plastic to complex systems inside rugged metal shells. A box build is much more than a simple PCB. Box builds include subassemblies, mechanical components, wiring, cables, and installation in…

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PCBA Services and the Medical Industry | Best Proto

A fascinated first-time mother receives a picture of the baby growing inside her. A diabetic verifies that his blood glucose level is in an acceptable range. A dentist has located a cavity that early treatment can repair. What do all…

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Benefits of Outsourcing PCB Assembly

Benefits of Outsourcing PCB Assembly The increasing popularity and prominence electronics in the consumer sector has resulted in an increase in the demand for PCB assembly services. Although manufacturers originally manufactured PCBs solely in their own operations, OEMs have increasingly…

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Automation in Electronics Manufacturing – Technotronix

Industrial automation refers to using technology and control systems to replace physical labor in manufacturing. It is clearly a step ahead of mechanization. In fact, with a combination of mechanics, hydraulics, pneumatics, tasks that were carried out by human beings…

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An Introduction to Controlled Impedance for PCBs

What is Controlled Impedance? Electrical impedance is the measure of the opposition (resistance) that a circuit presents to the passage of a current when a voltage is applied in an alternating current circuit.   It is represented by Zo:   Electrical…

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