The IPC classifications set the rules to follow when designing a printed circuit board. And between Class 2 and Class 3, the design requirements are fairly different. How much do you know about the different design rules for IPC Class 2 and Class 3? Take the quiz and find out!
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#1 What is IPC?
#2 What is IPC Class 2 for?
#3 What kind of boards usually require IPC-6012DS Class 3A?
#4 What does happen when a surface-mount component is slightly placed off pad during assembly for a Class 3 board?
#5 What is the amount of barrel fill required for through-hole leads for IPC Class 2 boards?
#6 Which of the following is true about annular ring requirements for IPC Class 3 boards?
#7 When a minimum lateral spacing is maintained, what is the breakout of the hole from land allowed by IPC Class 2?
#8 For IPC Class 3, the minimum internal annular ring cannot be…
#9 And the minimum external annular ring for IPC Class 3 cannot be…
#10 What is the minimum dielectric for IPC Class 2 and Class 3?
#11 What is the void in copper requirements for IPC Class 2 boards?
#12 What is the through-hole plating thickness requirement for IPC Class 3 boards?