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From Fiberglass to Computer Controller: The Making of a Motherboard

It seems to be a human condition that we don’t notice things when they are working well. Only when they fail to function properly do we suddenly consider them. This applies to the human body; most of us think very little about the wondrous processes taking place in...

Are You Taking Advantage of Surface Mount Technology?

Through-hole technology used to be the primary option for circuit board design. It did the job but often clumsily. Enter surface mount technology, which allows components to be mounted directly onto the circuit boards. With SMT, you can escape the gaggle of wires...

How to Trim Your Electronics Assembly Costs

If you want to boost your bottom line, it’s best to do everything in-house, right? Not necessarily. As many businesses are finding, you can actually cut costs by outsourcing electronic manufacturing services. Here’s a look at how using a third-party manufacturer can...

Printed Circuit Boards: Do They Have to be Green?

Ever wondered why most of the printed circuit boards that you see are green? The core of the board is actually a drab yellow color, but they are coated in a layer of resin known as a solder mask. The solder mask performs a couple of important functions. First, it...

Shielded Cables vs. Unshielded Cables

Cable assemblies are groups of cables or wires that are combined into a single unit. Cable assemblies can transmit power or data signals. Cables can be shielded or unshielded. Shielding is usually accomplished through the use of copper tape, a covering of conducting...

Why Inventory Management Matters

Strong inventory management is important for keeping any business afloat, but it’s especially critical for electronics companies. A faulty component, no matter how small it is, can bring down sophisticated and costly electronic devices. Imagine, for example, a 50-cent...