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As experts in the manufacture and assembly of printed circuit boards, we work to make our blog a helpful resource on PCB topics and the industries that we work with, including automotive, consumer electronics, aerospace and many more. Here you'll find insights into PCB design, tech trends, assembly issues, and trending topics in the general news media as they relate to printed circuit board technology.

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Category Archives: PCB Materials

Heavy Copper in PCB Design

Thermal management is more important than ever today as electronics are used in demanding environments and operate at higher currents. Heavy copper PCBs (copper conductors 5 oz/ft² – 19 oz/ft²  in inner and/or outer layers; sometimes defined as more than … Continue reading

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Advanced Circuits’ Tempe Division Expands UL Certifications

Aurora, CO – Advanced Circuits, the leading “one-stop” solution for printed circuit board fabrication and small quantity – quick turn assembly services in North America is now UL certified on various halogen free laminates along with an expanded set of … Continue reading

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Is Waterproofing for Printed Circuit Boards Near?

Consumer electronics and professional devices have come a long way since the turn of the century in terms of both hardware capabilities and available features. With better battery life and faster processing, smartphones have quickly become a necessity for nearly … Continue reading

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Developing Efficient Printed Circuit Boards and Batteries for Vehicles

Safe & Reliable Power Sources – The Role of PCB Boards A lot of focus in recent years has been on developing long-lasting and environmentally friendly power sources for cars, trucks and other vehicles. This includes for electric bicycles and … Continue reading

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Are Smaller Printed Circuit Boards Actually Better?

Miniaturization is the name of the game for electronics companies these days. As new devices in all industries are announced, the race is on to create something even smaller and more powerful. However, does having smaller printed circuit boards in … Continue reading

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Epoxy Laminates and Printed Circuit Boards

For years, epoxy laminates and glass fiber have been the foundation of the printed circuit boards in use throughout the world. In essence, these materials make up the green board that houses the components, resistors and connections needed to run … Continue reading

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PCB Design & Manufacturing – High Frequency Materials | Advanced Circuits

When you are designing printed circuit boards for your application, it is important to use materials that are going to give you the performance you need to make it a success. If you need something specifically for a high frequency, … Continue reading

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