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Five ways to mitigate PCB component availability problems

Five ways to mitigate PCB component availability problems
The electronics design world is by now aware that there is a very serious components shortage. Allocation and shortages hit every few years, but this one seems to be the worst in recent memory, the hardest hit seem to be ceramic capacitors, but other passives as well as a variety of connectors and silicon parts are also caught up in the shortage storm. By Duane Benson, Chief Technology Champion at Screaming Circuits
18th June 2018

Thermal efficient MCPCB enters general lighting market

Thermal efficient MCPCB enters general lighting market
LED thermal management company, Cambridge Nanotherm has launched Nanotherm MCPCB - according to the company the lighting industry’s most thermally-efficient and most cost-effective metal-clad PCB. Thanks to a recent technological breakthrough regarding the company’s patented electro-chemical process, which creates a 20μ-thick dielectric layer of alumina atomically bonded to the aluminium board, Cambridge Nanotherm has been able to radically drive down the cost of Nanotherm MCPCB.
28th March 2018

Students prove EMC design techniques save time and cost

Here are the results of a practical laboratory exercise for undergraduate students, taken from: 'Teaching EMC using an EMC demonstration unit', a paper submitted for the 2018 APEMC/IEEE symposium in Singapore.
2nd March 2018

PCB board hardware showcased at Southern Manufacturing

PCB board hardware showcased at Southern Manufacturing
Supplier and manufacturer of electrical components and enclosures, Hylec-APL is exhibiting its latest products at Southern Manufacturing and Electronics on Stand D145. On display will be Hylec’s comprehensive range of PCB terminal blocks suitable for virtually every application, PCB fuse holders, DIME DIN rail PCB supports, the weatherproof DN enclosure range, plus accessories including cable glands.
1st February 2018

What is needed for a PCB assembly?

What is needed for a PCB assembly?
As PCB assemblers, manufacturing is all about taking data from you and delivering good working circuit boards. Well, it can be just data - as in full turn-key, or data plus some parts, and PC boards - as in a partial turn-key or a kitted job. By: Duane Benson, Chief Technology Champion at Screaming Circuits.
23rd January 2018

Range of new products to showcase at Southern Manufacturing 2018

Range of new products to showcase at Southern Manufacturing 2018
  An array of new and updated and products will be showcased at Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2018 by AdoptSMT. The company covers the processes of PCB assembly, hand soldering and industrial identification.
16th January 2018

PCB software update increases design productivity

PCB software update increases design productivity
Thanks to the rapidly expanding global PCB market, we have seen remarkable advancements in the world of electronic design, with new products that are more sophisticated, more compact, and more complex than ever before. Altium continues their focus on developing design tools that meet the needs of today’s engineer, and has announced the release of Altium Designer 18 - what it claims to be the most powerful, modern, easy-to-use release to date.
21st December 2017

Cicor - your technology partner

Cicor - your technology partner
The Cicor Group is an internationally positioned electronics service provider. As a complete solutions partner, the company creates innovative products for growth markets together with its customers. In the area of microelectronics, Cicor has the most modern assembly and interconnect technologies, also under cleanroom conditions. 
2nd October 2017

Latest Altium Designer to preview at PCB Design Summit

Altium has told us that it will preview Altium Designer 18 at its upcoming global PCB design conferences, “AltiumLive 2017”. AltiumLive 2017 is a two-day design experience where engineers from all over the World are encouraged to attend this interactive event. The first summit of its kind, AltiumLive 2017 is targeted specifically at those seeking to expand their knowledge and learn about the latest innovations in PCB design.
20th September 2017

PCB developed to bring photo timer up to date

LCL Electronics has developed a new PCB for an old photographic timer, leading to cost savings and reduced production times for the customer - Paterson Photographic - which is developing its existing products to combine traditional forms of lighting equipment with new technology.  Using LCL as its electronics partner, its 200D enlarger timer, a mains operated digital timer unit, has been re-launched with updated technology to improve safety and efficiency.   
30th August 2017

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