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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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Evaluating Alternative PCB Stackup Materials: A Comprehensive Guide

The Printed Circuit Board (PCB) industry has evolved significantly, offering a variety of stackup materials to meet diverse design requirements. Whether for high-speed applications, thermal management, or cost-effectiveness, choosing the right PCB material is crucial. In this guide, we’ll explore … Continue reading

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Vias, Sequential Lamination, and Plating: Navigating Their Role in Signal Integrity for PCB Design

Vias, Sequential Lamination, and Plating: Navigating Their Role in Signal Integrity for PCB Design Welcome to the fascinating world of PCB design, where the interplay of various elements shapes the heart of modern electronics. Today, let’s have a chat about … Continue reading

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Bridging the Gap: Why Designer-Fabricator Collaboration Matters in PCB Manufacturing

Bridging the Gap: Why Designer-Fabricator Collaboration Matters in PCB Manufacturing The relationship between designers and fabricators plays a crucial role in the success of any project. However, there has been an ongoing discussion about the disconnect between these two groups … Continue reading

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Navigating the Ever-Changing World of PCB Manufacturing: What Designers and Engineers Need to Know

In the world of Printed Circuit Board (PCB) manufacturing, the landscape is constantly evolving. With applications spanning across various industries, including Medical, Aerospace, Military, and more, designers and design engineers need to stay ahead of the curve. At Advanced Circuits, … Continue reading

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The Path to PCB Design Excellence: A Message to New Designers

Embarking on a career in PCB design is an exciting journey filled with innovation and endless possibilities. As experienced PCB designers, we understand the challenges that new designers face when navigating the intricate world of manufacturing processes. In this blog … Continue reading

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Future trends of the circuit board

As consumer demands for faster, smaller and more efficient devices intensify, so do printed circuit board requirements. PCBs are the backbone of all electronic devices. They affect their size, speed and functionality. In that sense, the continuous need for technological … Continue reading

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2-Layer vs. 4-Layer Printed Circuit Boards

When it comes to printed circuit boards (PCBs), there are infinite possibilities for how many layers you can have. Some supercomputers have nearly a hundred layers in their construction, but, the most common layered PCBs usually have only two or … Continue reading

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Understanding the Difference between PCB prototyping and Full Spec Production

Printed Circuit Board manufacturers such as Advanced Circuits offer two main types of services- Printed Circuit Board Prototyping (PCB) and full spec production. But what exactly do these mean, and what does each have to offer? PCB Prototyping PCB prototypes … Continue reading

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How to Better Plan Your Printed Circuit Build

Are you wondering what the easiest and most cost-effective way to build a printed circuit board (PCB), also called a printed wiring board (PWB), is? How do you start? Does Advanced Circuits have any PCB solutions? Start with a Schematic … Continue reading

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Three Ways to Have PCB Assembly Done Right

Circuit boards are in virtually everything electronic device you use, and while they are common, that doesn’t mean they’re simple. Printed circuit boards are complicated business, and to be assembled properly, require the right tools, the right parts, and the … Continue reading

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