Category: PCB Assembly
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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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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8 Soldering Tips To Watch Out For

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. Through the course of this article we will discuss: ...

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The Pros and Cons of Composite Amplifiers

The Pros and Cons of Composite Amplifiers

Composite amplifiers have been a part of electronic PCB designs for a long time, particularly in applications involving audio devices. However, there is a growing importance to revisit and reinvent the good and the bad of composite amplifiers. Diversified features of...

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Juki Pick-and-Place Assembly Machine in Action

Juki Pick-and-Place Assembly Machine in Action

If you haven't taken our 360 facility tour yet, let us introduce the Juki Pick-and-Place PCB assembly machines we use to pick and place components... In case the name wasn't clear enough. 15,000 components per hour All the way down to 01005 Modular format Hassle-free,...

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