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And the Winner of the 2020 PADS Professional Student Design Competition is…

There’s snow in the forecast, so summer is officially over. The same is true for…

7 Things to Consider Before Selecting A PCB Design Tool

How big of a factor should the price be when it comes to making a…

Maybe Skydiving without a parachute – how to enable exchange of manufacturing process requirements

On an August evening in the sky above a California desert, a skydiver leaped from…

How to Take Control and Reduce PCB Design Tweaking

In the realm of PCB fabrication, it is commonplace for manufacturers to “tweak” board designs…

Right the first time

Shift left – Shift Right (1st part out of two) In 1887 the great city…

Should You Really Trust Gerber?

Background The Gerber data transfer format has been serving the PCB manufacturing industry for decades,…

How the PCBflow platform keeps your data safe

A look at how PCBflow keeps your board design and manufacturing capability files secure…

PCB Aspect Ratio – how do you know your board is manufacturable?

A majority of PCB fabricators proudly publish their aspect ratio production capability. Some even go…

Connecting PCB developers to fabricators to saving them time and money; the Nistec experience

Siemens’ collaboration space for connects electronics designers and manufacturers to shorten the design-to-production process…

solder mask clearance and coverage

Solder Mask Coverage Violations and how to prevent them

During my years in the PCB pre-production world, I’ve seen the challenge of preparing design…