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How Surface Mounting Technology Builds Better Products

Posted by Matthew Turpin on Thu, Aug 13, 2015 @ 06:00 PM

Surface Mounting Technologies have revolutionized modern manufacturing, and every year, businesses are discovering all the benefits it can bring to their products.

Unlike older "through hole" circuit board design, SMT allows for components to be directly mounted on the surface of the board.  There's no need to have wires directly connecting the top and bottom sides.  This brings a wide variety of new options to circuit design and printing, with very few disadvantages.

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Topics: surface mount technology, through hole technology

Surface Mounted Technology Makes Manufacturing Processes Smooth

Posted by Laura Austin on Tue, Jan 15, 2013 @ 07:00 AM

One thing that often surprises newcomers to the contract electronics industry is that its backbone is a manufacturing process that was developed back in the 1980s. Surface mounted technology revolutionized electronics manufacturing, and it did such a good job that some thirty years later, we're still using it.

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Topics: electronics manufacturing, electronic manufacturing company, electronic design and manufacture, PCB, printed circuit board, contract electronics industry, Electronics Contract Manufacturer, through hole technology, electronic design, surface mounted technology, electronics design