DFA analysis BOM validation

Validating, costing and sourcing with PCBflow

PCBflow aims to make the design-to-manufacturing process simpler and more efficient. With the addition of…

PCBflow in use at Siemens CT online DFM analysis tool

Easy and fast DFM analysis now available for PCB designers

PCB designers face a lot of challenges. On one hand, the design must fulfill the…

Online PCB DFM

Smart Design-to-Manufacturing Handover with Online PCB DFM

PCB design handoff needs a solution PCB design is more complex than ever before, and…

PCB manufacturer: Collaborate with design houses while securing your intellectual property

How to make sure that your manufacturing process capabilities remain private, even when shared with…

Copper layers on PCB

Old Habits Die Hard

In one of my previous blog posts, I asked the question: Why do designers keep…

Silkscreen – is it really that simple?

A silkscreen contains human- and machine-readable marks on the surface of a PCB that indicates…

Ensuring PCB design is ready for manufacturing

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…

PCB design tweaks by manufacturers

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-first-time PCB manufacturing

Right the first time

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

Gerber fabrication drawing

Should You Really Trust Gerber?

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