Planning Your PCB Design: The First Steps

Planning Your PCB Design: The First Steps

There will never be a time that technology stops evolving. So why do we stop evolving our planning processes when it comes to design and innovation. Getting caught in the step-by-step routine when it comes to design can be the biggest downfall for innovation....
IMM Silver

IMM Silver

In the never-ending search for the best possible surface finish on printed circuit boards, there is quite a bit to be considered.  Circuit density (line width, line space and SMT pitch), solderability, surface flatness (for SMT applications), and shelf life to name a...
Going Fixtureless – A Prototype’s Dream

Going Fixtureless – A Prototype’s Dream

Manufacturing PCBs can be a tricky business, to say the least. When it comes to accurately testing boards, it is crucial to ensure that your manufacturer is using cutting-edge technology. Flying Probe Tests, otherwise known as fixtureless in-circuit tests (FICT) are...
Automatic Optical Inspection (AOI)

Automatic Optical Inspection (AOI)

Automatic Optical Inspection (AOI) machines use multiple advanced visual methods to identify manufacturing defects on PCBs. At Aurora Circuits, we have acquired multiple state-of-the-art AOI machines to scan for all types of defects to not only minimize but completely...
PCB Manufacturers in the Electronic Vehicle Game

PCB Manufacturers in the Electronic Vehicle Game

The Growth of Electric Vehicles The automotive industry’s heavy-hitters are transforming their businesses and placing millions of R&D dollars into the future. What is the future you ask? You guessed correctly, electric vehicles (EV). Year over year we have...