What Is the Difference Between PCB and PCBA?

Nov 7, 2022|General

While PCB and PCBA may seem interchangeable, they’re different steps in the same process. A PCB is a blank circuit board without its electronic components, while a PCBA is a complete board with all the included components, which enables the board to function.  What Is a Printed Circuit Board? (PCB) A Printed Circuit Board or PCB is the base mechanical foundation for...

Read More »

Conformal Coating vs Potting & Encapsulation – The Best Method

Nov 7, 2022|General

In the PCBA world, the type of coatings that protect your electronics boards can make a big difference. Conformal coating adds a protective, non-conductive dielectric layer that prevents all sorts of damages and dangers including moisture, corrosion, fungal growth, and salt spray. Conformal coating is extremely thin, and the lightweight coating has almost no effect on the PCBA—it doesn’t stress...

Read More »

Surface Mount vs Through-Hole

Aug 12, 2022|General

Surface Mount (SMT) and Through-Hole Technology (THT) are the two fundamental types of constituents utilized in printed circuit boards (PCBs). Surface Mount is used more frequently than Through Hole since it is more reliable and less expensive. Nevertheless, Through Hole Technology provides distinct advantages that ensure its continued relevance for the conceivable future. Pros and Cons Side by Side The following are...

Read More »

Stay Updated on the Latest Innovations