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PCB Assembly process–Electronic assembly quote and DIP assembly and component source

PCB Assembly process--Electronic assembly quote and DIP assembly and component source The PCB assembly is the process of mounting or placing electronic components which give the board its functionality. The electronic components can be mounted by manual and automatic techniques, and then they are soldered in place. It would help if you did not confuse it with printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturing which involves the production of the PCB and creating prototypes. Covers the installation of electronic components during the assembly process, and the board is called the PCBA or printed circuit board assembly. 1.Printed Circuit Boards Assembly Process Differences [...]

Colorful PCBs Does Solder Mask Hue Impact Functionality- Circuit Board Assembly

Traditionally, circuit boards are green. But today's world is more diverse -- even when it comes to PCBs! Although green boards are still popular, many PCB assembly services now offer a variety of solder mask colors to customers. What does this mean for the PCB fabrication and Circuit Board Assembly process? And can you expect to receive all different hues of PCBs when you place an order for circuit board assembly services? We'll discuss this colorful topic in today's post. In years past, PCB solder mask was almost exclusively green There are a few reasons for this. One is that [...]

SMD Components-PCB Assembly & SMT Assembly & Circuit board Assembly

For many years now, the hybrid electronic industry has been using the art of reflow soldering and refining it. Therefore, one cannot consider reflow soldering a new manufacturing process. The advent of Surface Mount Technology (SMT) and lead-free soldering has further expanded the methods and techniques the industry uses for reflow soldering. Goals of Reflow Soldering of Circuit board Assembly Reflow soldering aims to satisfy two basic goals. The first goal is more traditional, including: Achieving maximum flexibility in allowing soldering of a large number of components while minimizing the changeover time.Achieving uniform, durable, and effective solder joints The second [...]

Why You Need 3D X-Ray Testing- Printed Circuit Board Assembly-Hitech PCB

Printed circuit board assembly has come a long way in recent years. Now that PCB assembly can easily be performed by machine, PCB manufacturers have been able to increase their production and drastically reduce the time required for this process. In fact, a few PCB assemblers even offer standard turnaround times of three days or less -- 75% faster than the industry average. However, clients who rely on these circuit boards will never be willing to sacrifice quality for speed. In order to ensure PCB production maintains a high-quality standard and exceeds customer expectations, PCB assemblers must prioritize testing during [...]

What to Expect from a Flex PCB Manufacturer

The constant usage of electronic products in our day-to-day life and the extensive array of devices we use for varied applications is quite evident of our dependence upon them. But have you ever thought what these devices are dependent upon for their smooth operation? Printed circuit boards to be precise.   What is a Flexible Printed circuit Board? Flexible circuit boards are best suited for electronic devices, and are made of plastic layers like polyimide film (in many cases and for special purposes, fluorocarbon and aramid films are also used). The flexible laminate of the PCB consists of a conducting [...]

Something About Heavy Copper PCBs

Heavy Copper PCBs are printed circuit boards featuring copper conductors 3 oz/ft2 – 10 oz/ft2 in inner or outer layers. These printed circuit boards are valued immensely, due to their thermal management capabilities. When heavier copper is electroplated to the PCB, it ensures high reliability and efficient power distribution. This post discusses heavy copper PCBs in detail.   Advantages of Heavy Copper PCB   Heavy copper PCBs are normally used in high power transmission applications due to several advantages they offer. Let us look at few of them.   Heavy base copper allows delivery of consistent and reliable power. The [...]

What Factors Slow Down PCB Manufacturing- prototype PCB assembly-quick turn PCB assembly

Most people who need PCB and PCB assembly services don't have a lot of extra time to spare. That's why there's an increased need for faster services that don’t sacrifice quality or are too expensive. But finding the right PCB partner can be difficult without thoroughly researching all the options. Not all PCB manufacturing companies are created equal; if you make assumptions, you could end up dealing with unnecessary (and costly) delays you hadn't anticipated. Let's take a closer look at some of the factors that can slow down the PCB manufacturing process.   Prototyping Delays: If you're developing a [...]

Know Your PCB assembly Costs

How great would it be if you could have a solid quote for your Michigan PCB Assembly Services in-hand before work is ever begun? When so many other aspects of manufacturing and component acquisition can be uncertain and unpredictable, it would certainly be beneficial for your company to be able to budget for the critical PCB’s needed for an upcoming time frame. Hitech PCB Circuits understands the value of budgeting and predicting production costs, and that’s why the Instant Quote application is made available to our loyal existing clients, as well as those who are just coming on board. Predicting PCB Costs [...]

Flex-Rigid-Flex Circuits PCB-Hitech PCB

Flex-Rigid-Flex Circuits PCB – Rigid-flex PCB circuits combine best of both rigid and flexible circuit’s integrated board together in one circuit. When design options are endless we combined rigid boards with flex circuits and flex   Flex and Rigid-Flex Circuits give the ability to design for aerospace, medical and military applications, with dependable reliability. Flex and rigid-flex circuits give the ability to design your circuitry to fit the device. Using multiple advanced technologies in a future project some of the key benefits of using flex and rigid-flex circuit technology.   Benefits of Flex-Rigid-Flex Circuits PCB Flexible circuit boards fit in [...]

HOW TO ENSURE PCBA COMPONENTS ARE AUTHENTIC

Nowadays, electronic traders and agents are varied and numerous in the market. Everyone claims that their components are original and authentic. The fact is that some of suppliers often use shoddy and fake parts for their own short-term gain. So how can we identify fake, second-hand and copied materials? Find an authorized agent Today, quality and price from different agents come in various levels. We can check if an agent is an authorized distributor or not through the enterprises’ official website. We should always aim to purchase the products through formal channels. Normally, a qualified agent controls the source of [...]