Category: Flex PCBs
DFM for Flex and Rigid-Flex PCBs Utilizing SMT

DFM for Flex and Rigid-Flex PCBs Utilizing SMT

Design for manufacturing (DFM) guidelines resolves potential issues that can occur during the manufacturing and assembly of circuit boards. DFM for flex and rigid-flex PCBs with SMT involves selecting application-specific circuit construction types, laminates, coating...

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Handling Differential Signaling in Flex PCBs

Handling Differential Signaling in Flex PCBs

Most modern devices employ differential signaling to meet high-speed and high data-rate needs. Controlling differential signaling in rigid PCBs is simple if proper design principles and tools are used. However, handling differential signaling in flex circuits poses...

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What Are the Cost Drivers of Flex PCBs?

What Are the Cost Drivers of Flex PCBs?

Cost optimization is one of the major objectives when designing a PCB. To achieve that, every designer should know the major cost drivers of a circuit board. The primary cost drivers of flex PCBs include board materials, layer count, efficient panel utilization, type...

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Why Are Flex PCBs Used in Satellite Applications?

Why Are Flex PCBs Used in Satellite Applications?

The development of flex PCBs for satellite application has gathered significant interest among several space agencies. Numerous benefits of flex technology are the primary reasons that drive industry players towards the adoption of flexible PCBs.It is evident that the...

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Why Are Flex PCBs Used in Medical Devices and Wearables?

Why Are Flex PCBs Used in Medical Devices and Wearables?

Flex PCBs are used in medical devices and wearables as they offer some great advantages. To begin with, they are smaller, lighter, and more durable. Fitness wearables and medical devices have become more popular nowadays. The demand for these devices is expected to...

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Rigid-Flex Cuts Electronic Product Assembly Costs

Rigid-Flex Cuts Electronic Product Assembly Costs

Rigid-flex PCB designs may be expensive to fabricate, but they can essentially save costs during electronic system assembly. A straight line is not always the shortest route between two points in electronic products: Thanks to rigid-flex PCB architecture, circuits can...

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9 Drawing Requirements for Flex PCB

9 Drawing Requirements for Flex PCB

To successfully design a flexible PCB, it is important for the designers to have a basic understanding of the flex drawing requirements. In this blog post, let’s take a close look at these 9 drawing requirements: Flex PCB stackup construction and layer order...

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