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Category Archives: Expanded Capabilities

FR-4 and the Need for Printed Circuit Boards to Evolve

Over the last four decades, e-glass supported FR-4 laminates have been the material of choice in the manufacturing of printed circuit boards. As the needs of the electronics and engineering fields evolve and require next-generation materials for products and other … Continue reading

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Reasons to Choose Custom Printed Circuit Boards

One of the most common items that you will find if you take apart the electronics in your home is the circuit board. Printed circuit boards, or PCBs, are the brains of your devices and are responsible for making sure … Continue reading

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Ordering Printed Circuit Board Arrays and Pallets

When you are ordering a large amount of printed circuit boards or are dealing with very small PCBs, you should consider having your boards supplied in pallet or array form. This is especially true if your product assembly house requires … Continue reading

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Printed Circuit Boards Take Products into a New Age

Over the years we have seen advances in technology that have shaped not only the corporate world, but also consumer products as a whole. From more affordable television sets to abundant features in cars and smaller and faster cell phones, … Continue reading

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Advanced Circuits Discusses Effects of Smaller is Better Mentality

Around the turn of the century, the first fine-pitch ball grid array devices became popular. This was due to the fact that designers wanted to pack as much power and efficiency into as small a space as possible. As such, … Continue reading

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Advanced Circuits Discusses Issues Associated with Polyimide

Polyimide is a legacy material that provides a solution for printed circuit board designs that require increased thermal performance, higher operating temperatures and severe environment capability. However, there are some technical issues with Polyimide that Advanced Circuits wants you to … Continue reading

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Advanced Circuits Discusses the Evolution of FR-4

Over the past 40-plus years of PCB manufacturing, e-glass supported FR-4 resin laminates have been the materials of choice in the industry. FR-4 resin laminates have superior dimensional stability and give a reasonably acceptable thermal performance. Advanced Circuits knows that … Continue reading

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How to Choose a Printed Circuit Board Manufacturer

When you are getting ready to place an order for your circuit boards, there are many factors to take into consideration. First of all, you want to be able to work with a manufacturer that has a proven track record … Continue reading

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Know about PPO/PPE with Help from Advanced Circuits

Learning about the different materials that make up your printed circuit boards will allow you to determine which you find absolutely necessary in order to get the PCBs that you need for your application. This is why Advanced Circuits helps … Continue reading

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Via Tenting for PCBs Available at Advanced Circuits

As devices get thinner and engineers use more surface mount components for their products, it is important to design and produce circuit boards with as close to absolute surface planarity as possible. Via tenting from Advanced Circuits is one of … Continue reading

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