Standard Via Sizes

Dec 17, 2019|General

Photo by Christiaan Colen Licensed Under CC BY-SA 2.0 What is a via PCB, and why is it important on a printed circuit board? PCBs need vias, or drilled holes, to connect their layers. Understanding the standard via sizes PCB fabricators use can help you design your boards to meet the needs of common drill sizes.  Standard Via Sizes PCB fabricators have their...

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PCB Insulation Guide

Nov 18, 2019|General

A PCB, or printed circuit board, generates heat as electricity flows through it. Without proper insulation, this heat can create massive problems for you and your PCB. Don’t wait until it’s too late, read on to discover more about PCB insulation. Why Insulate a PCB? Before understanding PCB insulation, we must answer the question, “What is a PCB?”  A PCB, or printed circuit...

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What are PCB Gold Fingers and How Are They Used?

Nov 15, 2019|General

Even those familiar with printed circuit boards, or PCBs, may wonder what gold fingers are and how they relate to PCBs. You may be surprised to find just how prevalent PCB gold fingers are in consumer electronics. Let’s find out more! What Are PCB Gold Fingers? PCB gold fingers are essentially gold-plated connectors often located near the edges of a printed circuit...

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