March 16, 2017 by webadmin

Types of Printed Circuit Boards Part 1

In previous blog posts, we’ve discussed Printed Circuit Boards – their history, and their common applications and uses in various industries. We even took a look at what the world would look like without Printed Circuit Boards.  In this post, we’ll look at the five major types of Printed Circuit Boards. By way of reminder,…

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March 9, 2017 by webadmin

Medical Electronics

Medical Electronics and the Use of PCB Assemblies in Medical Devices Many medical devices are based on PCB Assemblies, as they need to be able to meet the demands and constraints of electronic medical devices, including wearable medical devices. The need to create the smallest and densest design possible to support the use of medical…

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March 6, 2017 by webadmin

Automotive Electronics

Last week, we took a look at the use of printed circuit board assemblies (or PCB assemblies) in the aerospace industry. This week, we’ll turn our attention to another industry sector that is using PCB assemblies now more than ever before in its history: the automotive electronics industry. As automobiles and trucks have become increasingly…

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March 2, 2017 by webadmin

Aerospace Applications

One application in aerospace electronics that is critically important today is the use of Printed Circuit Board assemblies or PCB Assemblies.  PCB Assemblies that are used in aerospace applications must be able to perform with high reliability in extremely harsh environmental conditions. As a result, PCBs that are used in aerospace electronics must conform to…

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February 23, 2017 by webadmin

5 Things to Look for in an Electronic Contract Manufacturer

Has your business used an electronic manufacturing service in the past, but were not pleased with the way your project was handled- and therefore are now looking to find another electronic contract manufacturing provider? Or perhaps this is your first-time search for a company to provide these services, and you are not sure what to…

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February 2, 2017 by webadmin

What Are the Primary Uses of Printed Circuit Boards

To discuss the primary uses of printed circuit boards, we have, to begin with, a discussion of what they are – and what they do.   What are Printed Circuit Boards and What Do They Do? In its simplest format, a printed circuit board is a tool that provides mechanical and electronic connections by routing…

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January 27, 2017 by webadmin

A History of Printed Circuit Board Assemblies

Though Printed Circuit Board Assemblies, or PCB Assemblies, have been around since the 1920’s, when rudimentary Printed Circuit Boards were created from layered Masonite, the development of modern PCB Assemblies really began in the 1950’s.   1950’s – Single Sided, New Materials   Though still single sided at the time, PCB Assemblies evolved in the…

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January 19, 2017 by webadmin

How To: Printed Circuit Board Assemblies

Printed Circuit Board Assemblies, or PCB Assemblies, have been around since the 1920’s when rudimentary Printed Circuit Boards were created from layered Masonite, into which holes were drilled and flat wires were riveted to and connected through the Masonite board. These PCBs were used in early tube style radios and gramophones. PCB Assemblies have come a…

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December 29, 2016 by webadmin

What An Electronic Manufacturing Company Can Do For Your Business

Contract manufacturing services in the electronics industry are widespread, with many businesses opting to utilize the services of a contract manufacturer over doing it themselves. Many find that outsourcing electronic design and electronic assembly work saves them time and money over manufacturing every part in-house.   Additionally, many electronic contract manufacturing providers are now doing…

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December 13, 2016 by webadmin

The True Characteristics Of A PCB Assembly Service Provider

In an earlier article, we looked at two things that are important to look for when trying to find a company that provides the highest quality PCB assembly services:   The company is ISO 9001, TS 16949 and AS 9100 certified; and The company’s personnel are trained to IPC J-STD-001 class 3 and IPC-A-610 class…

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