Five Factors that Will Affect your PCB Assembly Quote

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Pcb fabrication process

Printed circuit boards are often used to create detailed and complex electronic devices. The path from the initial idea to a fully assembled PCB fabrication is a lengthy one that includes a lot of different planning and assembly aspects. If you are currently in the process of taking your design to the assembly process, you will want to consider the following price changing factors. These characteristics will change your PCB assembly quote.

The type of assembly that is completed
The type of assembly completed will significantly change the PCB assembly quote. Before PCB design was ever introduced, printed circuit boards were designed using clear Mylar sheets, up to four times bigger than the circuit board itself, on which designers would create a transparent photomask

Keeping PCB Costs Down Without Compromising Quality

Written by Chad on . Posted in Low volume pcb assembly, Pcb prototype assembly, Smt manufacturing

Turnkey pcb

You have a company that requires printed circuit board assemblies (PCB assemblies) and you are very well aware of the fact that the manufacturing process for these PCBs has become quite expensive. At the same time, you are also aware of the many problems that can arise if you skimp on the quality of the components in order to simply save a little bit of money. This idea rarely turns out well.

The success of the overall project can be put in jeopardy if you opt to go a cheaper route, but you might not be aware of ways to keep the costs down to a manageable degree in the PCB fabrication process. Using MyData machines for your PCB fabrication process cuts down on the time spent in the manufacturing and fabricating process without compromising on quality.

Because of the advent of machine-assembly for any size or

Understanding the Ins and Outs of Printed Circuit Boards

Written by Chad on . Posted in Pcb fabrication, Pcb inspection, Pcb prototype assembly

Pcb manufacturing

Whenever a computer or a variety of other electronic devices is used, a PCB (printed circuit board) is engaged. PCBs were first introduced in the 1940s, but in 1995, just a little over 50 years after they were first introduced, they became an over seven billion dollar industry for the first time. With the tech boom of the modern era, the industry is now worth over $60 billion around the world. And, as time has passed, there’s been further innovation and streamlining in terms of the different kinds of PCB’s and how they’re assembled and manufactured. Manufacturers are always looking to cut costs where they can without (hopefully) sacrificing the quality, which can often lead to upset customers and a decline in sales. So how can costs be cut? What needs to go into the assembly and manufacturing of PCB’s?