Advanced Circuits Blog

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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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 Board Update: Engineering Employment to Grow in U.S.

According to the latest Engineering Employment Outlook published by Kelly Services, the United States will require the services of nearly a quarter of a million new engineers over the next 10 years. Electrical engineers, including printed circuit board designers, are … 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 Update: Student Uses Sand to Improve Battery Performance

Recharging your smartphone or tablet every day can at times be a hassle. This is especially true when you are away from home and have to rush to find a charger in time. The worst part is that over time, … 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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PCB Update: Patent Granted for New Computer Mouse

According to an article by Electronics Weekly a patent has been granted to James and Stephen Bowden, a pair of inventors in the UK that have designed a computer mouse to help those suffering from repetitive strain injury (RSI). RSI … Continue reading

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Next-Generation Electronics and PCBs Will Require Smaller Capacitors

There is a lot of talk going on in consumer electronics and the engineering industry about the “next generation” of products in development. From ultra-HD displays to smaller and faster personal electronics, the future of the industry may rely on … Continue reading

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Top Reasons to Recycle Old Electronics and Printed Circuit Boards

Doing your part to protect the environment as both an individual and a part of your company will allow us all to conserve valuable resources, reduce energy consumption and create a brighter path for our future. By recycling old electronics … Continue reading

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Identifying the Source of PCB Corrosion

Being able to determine the cause of corrosion on a printed circuit board assembly will allow you to be able to both clean up the corrosion and prevent further issues from arising. Contamination can be caused from a variety of … Continue reading

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PCB and Tech Trends for 2014

With the New Year finally here it is time to take a look at the tech industry as a whole and start to project what the biggest trends will be in 2014. As we saw at the end of 2013, … Continue reading

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