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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Tag Archives: Printed Circuit Boards

Tips for Cleaning Dust from Your Printed Circuit Boards

If you notice that your circuit board is collecting dust or grime that keeps it from functioning normally, you may decide to clean the board before completely replacing it. There are different methods for cleaning printed circuit boards depending on … Continue reading

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PCB West Show Recap: Increase in Printed Circuit Board Interest

The 2013 PCB West show recently wrapped up in California and judging by interest in the event the industry has a lot to look forward to in the coming years. Attendance was up 20.3 percent year-over-year, largely due to a … Continue reading

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Smartphones and Printed Circuit Boards Changing the Digital Camera Market

With the latest in technology making its way into new smartphone and tablet devices every year, it gets more and more difficult for traditional manufacturers to compete. For example, the digital camera industry has had to adjust its strategy for … Continue reading

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Flex Printed Circuit Boards Expected to Add to Growth

The market for printed electronics on flexible circuits is expected to grow between now and 2020, according to a recent study published by Reportbuyer.com. Printed circuit boards that offer next-generation capabilities for consumer electronics, the medical industry and corporations all … Continue reading

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The Early Production of Printed Circuit Boards in America

The modern PCB has its roots in early 20th century science and engineering. In 1903, German inventor Albert Hanson first described flat foil conductors laminated to an insulating board in multiple layers. However, it was not until after World War … 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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What Does Advanced Circuits’ FreeDFM™ Check For?

Learning more about the FreeDFM system will allow you to double check that you have your PCB designs completed before placing your order. The system checks for different aspects of your design to make sure that you will not face … Continue reading

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Interesting PCB Facts from Advanced Circuits

Have you ever wondered why the solder mask on your printed circuit boards is green? There have been numerous myths and explanations put forward over the years to explain why PCBs are green. The most believable to Advanced Circuits is … Continue reading

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How to Get a PCB Quote from Advanced Circuits

Getting quotes for your PCB order will allow you to find out just what you can expect for the products you need. This process can be completed easily with Advanced Circuits because you need only upload or send your zipped … Continue reading

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An Introduction to the Advanced Circuits Blog

An Introduction to the Advanced Circuits Blog Welcome to the official Advanced Circuits blog, where you can find out more information about our products and services the latest news in the electrical engineering industry. Since 1989, Advanced Circuits has been … Continue reading

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