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3 Tasks To Expect From A PCB Assembly Manufacturer

Posted by Matthew Turpin on Tue, Mar 04, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

Although many small to medium sized electronics companies come to the realization that they would benefit from the assistance of a third party manufacturer, most do not have any idea what it is that they should actually expect from such an operation. But without a good idea with regards to what your PCB assembly manufacturer should be doing for you, how can you be sure that you are getting the best return on your investment? To enable you to feel confident that you are getting the most bang for your buck, here are three tasks that you should always expect your contract manufacturing partner to complete.

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Tin Whisker Formation and Impact on PCB Assembly Reliability

Posted by Laura Austin on Sat, Oct 20, 2012 @ 07:00 AM

Considerably different from dendrites or other such shapes in components, tin whiskers can pose a very serious problem for a circuit board and other types of technology if they happen to be found and identified correctly. Tin whiskers are structures of "crystalline" formations that resemble whiskers and are most commonly found in electroplated tin that is used a finish on components, including PCB.

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