Breadboard vs PCB

Aug 24, 2018|Blog

No matter the type of electronic device you have, chances are it will need a board to control the majority of its functions. When it comes to building the board, it’s critical that the designer knows what type of board is most suitable for the electronic project. There are two main types of boards to build: a Printed Circuit Board (PCB)...

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PCB Plating Options

Jul 31, 2018|Blog

The finish of your printed circuit board will be one of the last steps you complete. It’s meant to prevent oxidation of any exposed copper. The soldermask is there to cover the majority of the circuitry. If the copper is oxidized, it cannot be soldered. When a PCB oxidizes, it eventually becomes unusable. That final step of the surface finish is...

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PCB Laminate Types

Jul 31, 2018|Blog

What are PCB Laminates?Table of Contents1 What are PCB Laminates?2 Types of PCB Laminate2.1 Laminate2.2 Board Type2.3 Details2.4 FR-42.5 High-Performance FR-42.6 High Tg Epoxy2.7 BT Epoxy2.8 Polyimide2.9 Copper Clad (CCL)2.10 Teflon3 Frequently Asked Questions3.1 Material data sheets show different dielectric constants in the same board. How is that possible?3.2 Regarding basic stack-ups, are you able to do higher layer count...

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