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Rigid PCB Vs. Flexible PCB Design

By Matric on Mar 26, 2020

The products that your organization is preparing to develop call for printed circuit boards (PCBs) -- simple enough, right? Not exactly. Components and boards come in many shapes, sizes, and materials.

Topics: PCB Layout Components PCB assembly Matric
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What Does PCB In-Circuit Testing Cost?

By Matric on Mar 23, 2020

Tests for printed circuit boards (PCBs) come in many varieties based on cost, breadth, time, and other factors. While there are many ways to test your PCB, but in-circuit testing, known as ICT, is the most advanced and accurate method. 

Topics: PCB Layout Components Costs Testing & Inspection Matric
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PCB Assembly Cost Breakdown

By Matric on Mar 19, 2020

PCB (printed circuit board) costs are a concern for any electronics designers or manufacturers -- both the materials that go into PCBs and the expertise required to make them safe and reliable.

Topics: Components PCB assembly Costs Matric prototyping
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7 Benefits of Advanced Electronics Remanufacturing for Transportation

By Matric on Mar 03, 2020

There’s no perfect playbook to establishing and maintaining major transportation projects like subways, bus systems, and other transit developments.

Topics: Aftermarket Services Components Costs Dynamic Matric obsolescence management transportation
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What Is REACH Compliance? | Electronics Manufacturing Standards

By Matric on Feb 19, 2020

Understanding your marketing is key to a successful product run. That applies not only to your customers, but their home country as well.

Topics: Components Dynamic Matric standards & certifications
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Aerospace Electronics PCB Assembly & Design Guide

By Matric on Feb 14, 2020

You’ve heard about the many great feats and discoveries in the aerospace industry. You’ve also heard about the tragedies that have happened when a design has gone wrong.

Topics: PCB Layout Components PCB assembly Testing & Inspection Dynamic Matric standards & certifications
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5 Medical PCB Assembly & Design Tips

By Matric on Feb 07, 2020

The benefits of new technologies in health care are awesome. Developers are showing off some amazing ideas for medical devices. It’s no surprise that medical electronics companies are rushing to be at the forefront of tech.

Topics: PCB Layout Electronic manufacturing services Components PCB assembly Dynamic Matric
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Electronic Component Shortages Update -- What's In Store for 2020?

By Matric on Jan 27, 2020

Electronic component shortages have been a hindrance on a booming electronics marketplace throughout 2018, 2019, and into 2020. While new orders roll in and production remains steady, there simply haven’t been enough capacitors, resistors and other parts to go around.

With the addition of tariffs on imported Chinese goods introduced, most contract manufacturers are racing to understand what’s ahead for their already-constrained supply chain.

Topics: Components Trends
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What Is SMT Assembly?

By Matric on Dec 06, 2019

As today’s electronics designs become smaller and more complex, more engineers are relying on surface mount technology. After the 1980s, this technology became the preferred PCB assembly technology in electronics manufacturing and hasn’t let up since.

Topics: Electronic manufacturing services Components PCB assembly Dynamic Matric
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4 Times When a Quick-Turn PCB Board House Isn't Enough

By Matric on Nov 05, 2019

There’s a certain need for speed in manufacturing circuit boards -- the electronics industry demands it, and your end users demand it. But how quick is too quick?

Topics: PCB Layout Electronic manufacturing services Aftermarket Services Components PCB assembly Testing & Inspection Dynamic Matric obsolescence management