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Category Archives: Expanded Capabilities

Printed Circuit Board Manufacturing – PCB Finishes | Advanced Circuits

You may think that the surface finish of your printed circuit board only plays a small role in the cost of your project. However, the finish you choose for your PCB can have significant effects on the quality of your … Continue reading

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The Benefits of PCB Panelization

During the printed circuit board production process, ensuring that each board is uniform is essential. Without uniformity, some boards may not meet the requirements of its intended application and will therefore be discarded. As circuit boards become smaller, changes to … Continue reading

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Printed Circuit Boards and Vehicle Charging Stations

  With more drivers turning to electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids in order to reap the benefits of saving fuel, the issue of charging stations has come to the forefront of the industry. While the adoption of electric vehicles is … Continue reading

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PCB Design & Manufacturing for Military Applications – Advanced Circuits

Recently, the US Department of State and the Department of Commerce announced changes to regulations for United States export on certain military electronics. The changes help shift less sensitive components, equipment and parts from Category XI of the US Munitions … Continue reading

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Future Defense Applications for Printed Circuit Boards

PCB manufacturers are already able to produce circuit boards that meet the high demands of aerospace and defense companies. As the needs of these applications continue to get more advanced, printed circuit boards may need to go a step further. … Continue reading

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High-Performance Laminate Needs for PCBs

A new study conducted by Research and Markets takes a look at PCB, material and interconnect trends and the needs for electronics assemblies for high-speed applications. This study, titled “Opportunities in the Supply Chain for High-Speed Electronics, 2012-2018”, explores the … Continue reading

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Challenges the PCB Industry Will Face this Decade

A new report from Research and Markets, titled Global Printed Circuit Board Industry 2012-2017: Trends, Profits and Forecast Analysis, was recently released. In addition to giving an outlook on the growth of the PCB industry, the report also looks at … Continue reading

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Should Any-Angle Routing Be Used for Your Printed Circuit Board?

When you are in the process of designing your circuits you want to be able to incorporate all of the components you need on your printed circuit board. In order to accomplish this, it is important to have the proper … Continue reading

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Standard Spec vs. Custom Spec Cheap Circuit Boards: What’s the Difference?

Whether you have a need for a double sided or multi layer cheap circuit boards, Advanced Circuits is your one stop printed circuit board provider. Deciding whether you need to order your printed circuit board as a Standard Spec or … Continue reading

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Scoring for Printed Circuit Boards at Advanced Circuits

An important part of the design process for PCBs is making sure that your boards are scored correctly so that they will work in your final assembly without issue. Scoring for printed circuit boards is a “v” groove that is … Continue reading

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