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PCB Solutions for Universities and Research Institutions

Small batch PCB design and fabrication for universities, colleges, and research institutions. Made in America. Quick-turn as fast as 1 day available.

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Need PCBs for your University or Research Institution? If your university is looking for PCB services for design, fabrication, assembly, and testing — Sierra Circuits has fabricated and assembled PCBs for Universities and research institutions since 1986.

Whether you’re building the next ASME Formula 1 racer or repairing the coffee machine in the teacher’s lounge, Sierra Circuits PCBs for universities ensure that all electronic applications across the institution perform to the highest standards.

Capabilities overview for Universities & Research Institutions

From designing your boards to developing the final product, we can help you with each step of the process with our circuit board manufacturing and assembly services.

  • Design and prototype help
  • Surface mount technology
  • Optimal trace and space
  • Through-hole assembly
  • Flexible and transparent pricing
  • Rigorous testing and inspection
  • Advanced and exotic materials
  • Full turnkey boards, with components and assembly

Order PCBs for research & universities entirely online with Turnkey PRO.
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Product applications

Sierra Circuits best-in-class PCBs can be found in a variety of applications for higher education, including:

  • Electrical engineering
  • Temperature sensors
  • Radio communication systems
  • Control tower systems
  • Radar systems
  • Lighting
  • Architecture
  • Commercial electronics
  • HVAC control systems
  • Biomechanical engineering

Don’t see your specific application here? We got you covered!
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Rigorous testing and inspection for Research PCBs

To ensure that your PCBs are functioning optimally, we provide comprehensive testing and inspection. We know the challenges that can come from errors, and we offer the expertise to ensure that your circuit board functions exactly as planned, the first time.

  • Free DFM check
  • Free DFA check
  • Functional inspection
  • AOI report or visual inspection report
  • Flying probe or in-circuit testing report

Simplify your supply chain

Sierra Circuits provides fabrication and assembly under one roof—creating an unbroken thread from design to delivery.

Reduce the steps in your supply chain and avoid miscommunication, mistakes, and delays caused by sourcing a manufacturing and assembly through multiple vendors.


PCBs for Universities in days, not weeks.

Achieve zero defect entirely online and submit your prototype before your peers.

Full turnkey standard-technology PCBs…

  • Fully assembled in 5 days
  • 2, 4, 6, 8-layer boards
  • 4-mil trace/space
  • BOM check
  • DFM & DFA checks by experienced engineers
  • Assembly and components included

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Advanced PCBsPCBs manufactured and assembled in the United States

The Highest Quality IPC Class 3 Boards

Made in America. Shipped from Silicon Valley.

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Fully Assembled PCBs, Made in the USA. For all research applications

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DFM & DFA Checks on every board

Live engineering support and software accelerated checks on all orders.

Illustration: Extensive Electrical Testing

Extensive Electrical Testing

Cross-section, AOI, BGA X-ray, and flying probe to name a few.

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Fab + Assembly under one roof

Avoid delays by using a single vendor for fab, assembly, and testing

Sierra Circuits engineers can deliver -/+ 5% impedance
tolerance for your complex & HDI PCBs.

Sierra Circuits in-house engineers will…

  • Help you with your stack-up.
  • Route your single-ended and differential pair traces.
  • Place your components, vias, coupling capacitors.
  • Adjust the length matching to achieve propagation delay.
  • Calculate the effective dielectric constant.

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