How Does Trace Width Calculation Impact PCB Design?

Yes, It may Ruin Your PCB In-house Party.

Traces within the PCB are used to connect various components to various connectors. These traces can be identified as continuous paths of copper that exist on the surface of a circuit board. The trace width becomes crucial as it directly impacts on the working of the PCB. Additionally, increasing electricity flowing through PCB traces produces an immense amount of heat. Monitoring trace widths also helps minimize the heat build-up that typically occurs on boards. The conductor width also determines the resistance of the traces that directly affect the electricity flow.

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Computer-Aided Manufacturing: The Superpower That Makes Things Real

Remember when your 5th-grade physics teacher told you about “work done”. That no matter how much you try, it’s not “work done” unless you have a displacement. So basically, there is no point in wasting your energy pushing a wall, unless you’re equipped with superpowers. Same is with your ideas and schematics. If you do not have the aid to implement them in the physical world, you’d better be pushing walls and hope them to move. Here we are going to talk about something that will make you capable of moving a wall. Continue reading “Computer-Aided Manufacturing: The Superpower That Makes Things Real”

Comparing the Manufacturability of PCB Laminates

This presentation will discuss how to properly select PCB laminates or materials. Before selecting begins, there are many factors to consider. Make sure material characteristics fit your specific board requirements and end application. Today, we will focus on the dielectric properties, cost, and manufacturability of materials suitable for high-speed PCB designs.

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Laser Direct Imaging: A Sharp and Precise Technology

The leap of advancement from the conventional phototool to laser direct imaging (LDI) was fascinating but tough. Let’s find how we sailed this journey.

Introduction: Why the change?

We have often heard “old is gold”, but this does not apply to everything, especially when it comes to technology. For technology, it’s usually old is old and requires an upgrade. If you stay loyal to a specific technology for more than a specific time, you will eventually become obsolete. So, no matter what industry you are in, you need to update yourself to the latest version. Sounds quite simple, right? But that’s not the scenario, at least not always. Sometimes, it is quite a hustle to upgrade your existing technology. Technological advancements may sound very fascinating when we say it like that, but take in a lot of comprehensive efforts.  Continue reading “Laser Direct Imaging: A Sharp and Precise Technology”