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Tag Archives: Surface Mount Technology

What You Should Know About SMT Technology

SMT technology has helped to change the way that electronic equipment is made today. Instead of using the standard components that were used in the past that required wire leads, many boards have the tech mounted right to the surface. … Continue reading

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Benefits of Surface Mount Technology

For decades, through-hole circuits were the industry standard. They were relatively simple and required holes in the board. The components were mounted on one side of the board, and the leads were threaded through matching holes. Anyone who has ever … Continue reading

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How to Plan for the Best Circuit Designs: The Secret Is in the Planning

Too often, people want actionable tasks that they can jump into and see results. Especially now, thanks to technology giving people instant gratification in so many ways, it’s easy to overlook the value and the necessity of proper planning and … Continue reading

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The Many Benefits of SMT Technology: Stepping Up the Electronics Manufacturing Game

SMT technology is a slightly redundant term in that “SMT” already stands for surface-mount technology, but for the sake of explaining the method and process, some people refer to it this way. Regardless of what it’s called, it is the … Continue reading

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How to Get Started with Surface Mount Technology: Advanced Circuits is Your Preferred Choice from Prototyping to Production and Beyond

Surface mount technology (SMT) has been around for over 50 years, but there are still plenty of manufacturers using through-hole technology simply because they don’t know any better or they have yet to seek out a different solution. While there’s … Continue reading

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Understanding Surface Mount Technology

Technology gets better and better all the time. There are gadgets and electrical components in most places today, from the phones that we have in our pockets to our vehicles, televisions, and just about everything else that we see and … Continue reading

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How Are PCBs Made?

It wasn’t that long ago that PCBs were made out of cardboard with only one-sided capabilities. Nowadays, though, PCB manufacturers are innovating ways to make PCBs smaller, more durable, and able to pack in more electrical power. These changes, over … Continue reading

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Surface Mount Technology in PCB Manufacturing Made Easier than Ever

SMT, or surface mount technology, is essential for most of today’s printed circuit boards (PCBs). Almost every higher-end device enjoys the benefits of using surface mount technology, which include: Offering many more capabilities – The weight of a PCB that … Continue reading

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Surface Mount Technology Advantages for Unique PCB’s | Blog

PCB Surface Mount Technology Surface Mount Technology (SMT) adds to the benefits of manufacturing boards more efficiently and with reduced weight for multiple reasons: Components are placed directly on the board surface rather than connecting through holes in the board … Continue reading

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PCBs and Surface Mount Technology

Surface Mount Technology in Printed Circuit Boards Just what is surface mount technology? Prior technology of printed circuit board design and fabrication consisted mostly of components situated on the board and connected to conductors through holes and typically soldered in … Continue reading

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