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Pcb Array’s Definition of Terms

Pcb Array’s Definition of Terms

PCB Array – What is it? Also take a look at our new PCB Array Calculator 1.01. What do you think of when you hear the word “array”? Perhaps you think of an antenna array, or possibly some type of mathematical array or maybe even Video Graphics Array (VGA like the adapter connection from your PC to your Monitor). It is definitely one of those words in the English language… Read More

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Makerbot Thing-O-Matic 3D Printer Time Lapse Build

Makerbot Thing-O-Matic 3D Printer Time Lapse Build

I wonder if you have ever seen one of these 3D printers.  They are used to make quick prototype designs and even can be used to make final production products. They are quite an amazing piece of technology.  There are several ways that the process works but basically it is taking a polymer and applying it a small layer at a time until the final object is completed. There are… Read More

Lamination and Drill of Printed Circuit Boards

Lamination and Drill of Printed Circuit Boards

We learned how the inner core of a 4 layer PCB is processed prior to adding the outside layers in our last post. In this post we will take about the next part of our “sandwich” construction – but first, let’s start with a brief introduction of foil lamination. Foil Lamination There are a variety of ways that foil lamination is used as well as a variety of materials that… Read More

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Manufacturing of Double-Sided and Multi-Layer Printed Circuit Boards

Manufacturing of Double-Sided and Multi-Layer Printed Circuit Boards

This is the first in a series of articles that will explain what is involved in the Printed Circuit Board (PCB) manufacturing process of a double sided PCB and a multilayer PCB. This will be very high-level overview to provide someone who is not familiar with the manufacturing process the basics of how a PCB is manufactured. Those who will find this series most useful will be hobbyists, students, and… Read More