Category: PCB Design
Wet PCB Etching Using Acidic and Alkaline Methods

Wet PCB Etching Using Acidic and Alkaline Methods

Copper etching is one of the important processes in PCB manufacturing. We can simply say that wet PCB etching is a process of controlled corrosion. In normal conditions, corrosion damages metals but with an effective machined process, corrosion can be controlled and...

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Why Controlled Impedance Really Matters?

Why Controlled Impedance Really Matters?

Every day, PCB designs and components become smaller, faster – in other words, more complicated. It is now crucial to understand your critical nets and traces, impedances, and how the board impacts the performance of the signal. The time of simple interconnecting...

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What is Signal Propagation Delay in a PCB?

What is Signal Propagation Delay in a PCB?

Delay is frustrating, whether in our daily lives or the devices we use for our convenience. Propagation delay/time delay inhibits the intended functions of the devices. When I say ‘devices,’ I am trying to draw your attention towards the components responsible for a...

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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 8 drawing requirements: Flex PCB stackup construction and layer order...

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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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Role of PCB Trace Current Capacity in Design

Role of PCB Trace Current Capacity in Design

The restrictions posed by the PCB trace current capacity are critically important when it comes to PCB design. While the IPC-2221 generic design guide is a great place to start, PCB trace width calculators provide accurate values which can be used for board design. ...

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How to Avoid Crosstalk in HDI Substrate?

How to Avoid Crosstalk in HDI Substrate?

Miniaturization of the copper features in electronic circuits results from placing interconnections closely with a high packing density. As a result, crosstalk in HDI PCB substrate comes at play because of the increased coupling between the adjacent signal lines. HDI...

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