Category: PCB Assembly
What is Thermal Profiling in PCB Assembly

What is Thermal Profiling in PCB Assembly

In the production and assembly of electronic products, precise control of process parameters is essential. This is done by continuous monitoring and record of process parameters which includes thermal profiling. Thermal profiling involves controlling the temperatures...

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8 Common Errors in Surface Mount Technology (SMT)

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 try to work out how to avoid them. Reducing such defects is the key to providing...

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Flying Probe Testing Quiz

Flying Probe Testing Quiz

Flying probe testing is used to test analog components, in analog signature analysis, and testing short/open circuits. It is done without the use of fixtures and is a cost-effective alternative to the "bed-of-nails" testing method to check components. Let's test your...

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How Flying Probe Testing Works for PCB Assembly

How Flying Probe Testing Works for PCB Assembly

In this article, we will try to cover the whats, the whys, and the hows of a flying probe tester. Historically, in-circuit testers were developed first for testing PCB assemblies; flying probe testers came later. What is ICT or in-circuit testing? In-circuit testing...

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14 Tips For PCB Design For Assembly

14 Tips For PCB Design For Assembly

Designing with PCB assembly in mind is one of the most important and frequently misunderstood elements. This series is dedicated to helping you become a designing pro—someone whose PCB design has been optimized on the first try, ensuring a smooth quickturn PCB...

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How To Achieve Perfect PCB Soldering

How To Achieve Perfect PCB Soldering

Perfect PCB 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? The answer, of course, is that it’s easy if you know how. And most of what the soldering “experts” have told...

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Why We Perform PCB Ionic Contamination Analysis

Why We Perform PCB Ionic Contamination Analysis

Did you know that more than 25% of PCB failures occur due to ionic contamination? These contaminated PCBs are sent back to the manufacturer for revision. Additionally, ionic contamination may cause a catastrophic failure, leading to a substantial financial loss for a...

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