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Category Archives: Manufacturing

Collaboration Essential for Printed Circuit Board Manufacturing

The ability for a printed circuit board designer to collaborate with the rest of his or her team is essential for on-time product delivery and quality. As electronic products hitting the market need to be faster and smaller than their … Continue reading

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Thin PCBs Are Growing in the Marketplace

It is not a secret that mobile electronics such as phones, tablets and wearables are slimming down when it comes to design. At the same time, product manufacturers are able to extract even more power from printed circuit boards and … Continue reading

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Printed Circuit Boards Leading to Greater Connectivity

Each new piece of technology that enters the marketplace boasts new features and promises to be smarter and faster than its predecessors. In this Internet Age we live in, connectivity is essential for communication, business productivity and our economic wellbeing. … Continue reading

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Printed Circuit Boards and Car Computers

Even if you are an engineer and know the inner workings inside and out, even your computer at home will fail from time to time. Whether it is from overheating or programming errors computer troubles can cause headaches and significant … Continue reading

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Customizing Printed Circuit Boards and Consumer Electronics

A growing trend in consumer electronics is the desire of the customer to get a customized product tailored to their individual needs. This is either accomplished with a completely custom product that is built from the ground up, such as … Continue reading

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Potential Trends Found at PCB West 2014

The PCB West Conference & Exhibition, a major tradeshow for the printed circuit board design and manufacturing industry, took place in Santa Clara, California, at the beginning of September. PCB West is a great place for manufacturers and designers to … Continue reading

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Recycling Printed Circuit Boards in the Future

According to an article by The Guardian, there were more than 1.8 billion mobile phones purchased worldwide in 2013. However, it is projected that only three percent of these devices will be recycled. Whether consumers are opting to just throw … Continue reading

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DIY Electronics Projects Using Printed Circuit Boards

  They say that necessity is the mother of invention. However, some of the greatest steps forward in society have been taken when things are discovered accidentally. It is a thrill for students, hobbyists and professionals to tinker with their … Continue reading

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Batteries and Printed Circuit Boards for Next-Gen Products

  As a consumer, you know how frustrating it is seeing your computer or phone battery drop and not being able to get through an entire day without your charger. This frustration could be a thing of the past, however, … Continue reading

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New Materials Ahead for Printed Circuit Board Production

When it comes to different materials available to engineers in the electronics industry, silicon has emerged as a clear leader. However, as products get smaller and more powerful, each printed circuit board is being asked to do the same while … Continue reading

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