PCB Basics for Buyers: A Quick Guide to the PCB Industry
June 10, 2021: Why must I pay the PCB vendor to verify a board is electrically sound?
May 18, 2021: How many vendors should you have? Definitely not just one. Here's a good rule to follow.
May 11, 2021: Copper prices climbed to record highs last week, fueled by an expected surge in demand for metals used in manufacturing and construction as the global economy rebounds from the pandemic. Another round of price hikes is coming this summer. For the PCB industry, this means heavy and thicker copper core laminates are already in short supply. In fact, some of the smaller copper clad laminate (CCL) suppliers have [...]
May 6, 2021: Whether you are a novice in the printed circuit board assembly industry, or an old hand who sometimes needs a refresher, PCB Basics for Buyers is for you. And it's FREE! Get your copy now!
May 4, 2021: “We have used this vendor for years” is not a viable PCB buying strategy. Find out how to do better in my latest column in Circuits Assembly magazine...
PCB buyers: Don't hesitate to question board costs...