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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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Guide to a Faster Engineering Change Order Procedure in Electronics

By Matric on Feb 21, 2020

Change management is usually a requirement in the electronics industry. This specifically relates to changes needed after the initial design of your project. In the electronics industry, an engineering change order (ECO) is the most common example of change management.

Topics: Aftermarket Services Testing & Inspection Dynamic Matric
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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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All About MSHA (Mine Safety and Health Administration) Regulations

By Matric on Jan 30, 2020

Just about any piece of electronics can be dangerous when they’re manufactured poorly. But when you’re manufacturing for the mining industry, you’re in especially big trouble if your product is a liability in the field.

Topics: Intrinsically Safe Testing & Inspection Dynamic Matric standards & certifications
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What Does an Advanced Electronics Remanufacturing Company Do?

By Matric on Jan 03, 2020

“If it’s broke, don’t fix it” will never fly for public transportation, mining equipment, or many other high-impact electronics projects. An electronics OEM is expected to keep things running by replacing or fixing components or entire products -- whether it’s affordable to do so or not.

Topics: Aftermarket Services Testing & Inspection Dynamic Matric products & services
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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.

Topics: PCB Layout Electronic manufacturing services PCB assembly Testing & Inspection Dynamic Matric products & services obsolescence management prototyping
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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
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7 PCB Testing Methods You Need to Know

By Matric on Sep 19, 2019

When you order printed circuit boards (PCB), you know the pricey consequence of failure. The last thing you need financially is for your PCBs to suddenly drop dead -- or to have a shortened life span because of a design or QA issue.

PCB assembly testing methods are an integral part of the manufacturing process. Reputable electronics contract manufacturers (ECMs) offer a variety of PCB testing methods, enough that sometimes it’s hard to keep them straight.

Topics: Electronic manufacturing services Testing & Inspection Dynamic Matric
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Guide to Working With an Electronics Manufacturing Services Company

By Matric on Sep 17, 2019

“How will my idea go from conception to finished product at your company?” It’s a question we hear a lot, and a good one. It’s natural to want to know who you’re dealing with and how far their capabilities extend.

Topics: PCB Layout Electronic manufacturing services Aftermarket Services PCB assembly Testing & Inspection Dynamic Matric products & services
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7 No-Brainer Reasons to Prototype Your PCB Assembly

By Matric on Sep 13, 2019

Prototyping is just as important to the electronics manufacturing process as designing, engineering, and testing. Ignore it at your own risk.

Topics: Electronic manufacturing services PCB assembly Costs Testing & Inspection Dynamic Matric standards & certifications