PCB West 2017: Joe Fjelstad Interview

Pcb Designer Joel Fjelstad Interview

PCB West is a great opportunity to hear about all the upcoming trends in the industry. Joe Fjelstad, Founder of Verdant Electronics, stopped by Sierra’s booth to explain the OCCAM process, a solder-free, Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS)-compliant method for use in the manufacturing of electronic circuit boards developed by his company. Listen to his interview to learn more.

Watch Joe answer our questions!

Here are the questions we asked Joe:

0:05 What is the OCCAM process?
2:03 Why don’t designers use the OCCAM process?
8:00 How many layers, traces, interconnections and so on can you achieve with this technology?
10:17 Is this applicable to rigid and flex PCBs?

If you could not attend PCB West or stop by Sierra’s booth, do not miss our video series! Because we know you care about PCBs, board design, and engineering, we interviewed the most talented, knowledgeable speakers of the show.

Check out the full list of the PCB West interviews already posted or to come soon on Sierra’s blog:

Steve Watt, Manager of PCB Engineering at Zuken
– Humair Mandavia, Chief Strategy Officer at Zuken
Simon Fried, CBO of Nano Dimension
Pete Waddell, President of UP Media and Founder of PCB West
– Hemant Shah, Product Management Group Director at Cadence
Vince Di Lello, Senior Principal Product Engineer at Cadence
John Coonrod, Technical Marketing Manager at Rogers Corporation
Neil Hubble, Director of Engineering at AkroMetrix
– Ben Jordan, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Altium
Robert Boguski, President of Datest Corp
– Zuken and Nano Dimension

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