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Best Types of PCB Materials for Your Board

By Matric on Sep 08, 2020

Most often, the foundation, or base, of a printed circuit board (PCB) consists of a substrate and laminate. Different substrate and laminate materials determine how the PCB will perform. So, selecting the right types of PCB material for the intended purposes is critical to achieving the best possible:

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PCB LED Design for Safety

By Matric on Aug 12, 2020

At this point, we’re all familiar with light emitting diode (LED) lights. From the bright, efficient bulbs replacing the old filament lamps, to the flashy, colorful strips mounted behind TVs and monitors. 

Topics: Intrinsically Safe PCB Layout Components PCB assembly Dynamic Matric
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7 Types of PCB Soldering Defects to Watch Out For

By Matric on Jul 22, 2020

Let’s face it, soldering is difficult. It takes years of training to get good at the right kinds of solders, and even machines don’t always get it 100% right. It’s inevitable that you’ll run into PCB soldering defects at one point or another. 

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‘Intrinsically Safe’ Design Guidelines for Electrical Devices

By Matric on Jul 16, 2020

When turned on, electrical equipment generates sparks. Some equipment generates heat that can lead to ignition, while electric arcing occurs between gaps in electrodes. 
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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.

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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. There are many ways to test your PCB, but in-circuit testing, known as ICT, is the most advanced and accurate method. 

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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.

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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.

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What Does an Electronic Manufacturing Services Company Do?

By Matric on Dec 09, 2019

Do you work for an original equipment manufacturer, or OEM? Chance are you’ve crossed paths with a project requiring an electronic manufacturing services company.

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Matric’s Variable Frequency Drive Repair Services Energize LNG Exports

By Matric on Dec 05, 2019

A tanker departed from Freeport LNG in September 2019 with the first export cargo produced at the Houston facility. The late-afternoon moment in which it left shore strengthened the United States’ position as a major global supplier of the super-chilled fuel known as liquid nitrogen gas (LNG).

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