Category: How To PCB

8 Soldering Tips

8 Soldering Tips To Watch Out For

My previous posts have discussed specific soldering-related topics to help you achieve perfect soldering. Following are some soldering tips that, while very important, do not require hundreds of words each.

EM Emission in PCBs

EM Emission from Multi-Layer PCBs: The Other Side of Your Board

The electromagnetic (EM) emission in an electronic system is part of a bigger problem, which is directly related to signal transmission and signal integrity issues. The miniaturization as a trend

Soldering Heat Damage

Perfect Soldering Is Simple: Heat Control

This is the third in a series of articles that explain why perfect soldering is easy. The first installment reviewed the evolution of electronic components and how new components require

The Use of Flux in Soldering

Perfect Soldering is Simple: Use of Flux

This is the second in a series of articles that explain why perfect soldering is easy. The first installment reviewed the evolution of electronic components and how new components require

8 Common Errors in Surface Mount Technology (SMT)

Surface mount technology is not a zero-defect soldering process. In this article, we will look into simple defects in surface mount technology (SMT) that cause your PCB to fail and

Achieve The Perfect Soldering

How To Achieve Perfect Soldering

Perfect soldering is easy! It’s also very rare. What can explain this contradiction? If perfect soldering is easy, why is there so much touchup and rework?