We can review an existing product or design and propose methods for cost reduction. In many cases, layer reduction can be achieved by using smaller geometries for conductors and vias and the use of laser-drilled microvias.Start Your Cost Optimization Quote
A few factors can increase the cost of PCB manufacturing. Our design engineering team will take a closer look at your project and identify the areas of improvement.
We review the selected PCB materials and suggest lower-cost options based on the board’s functionality and application.
We can reduce the size of your board by optimizing your layout.
Another factor that drives up the manufacturing cost is the use of thinner traces and spaces. Below 4 mils, our production team will have to closely monitor your board fabrication, which will result in a more expensive PCB.
From a cost optimization standpoint, your traces and spaces should be greater than 4.25 mils.
Manufacturing cost can be decreased by using lesser processing steps. Often, this means reducing the number of layers and laminations.
When it comes to component cost reduction, we must analyze the types of components originally selected. We see on a regular basis customers going for higher-precision components, which are costlier, when cheaper alternatives are available.
Our design engineers are experts in reducing our customers' PCB fab spend. They follow a set of best practices that only a manufacturer knows. Plus, they work closely with our manufacturing and assembly teams to make sure there are no unnecessary costs embedded in your project.
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