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What is HDI Flex PCB

Flex PCBs offer fantastic flexibility and diversity to circuits. But there are certain limits to how much you can achieve with a simple flex alone. Designers and fabricators are trying to push the boundaries of flex, but it’s still a work in progress. One of the major milestones in achieving further...

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What is Circuit Board Assembly?

A circuit board or a printed circuit board is an integral part of every electronic device. The efficiency, integrity, and robustness of the circuit board itself can have a significant impact on the life and performance of the electronic device it’s the part of. This is why, from inception, conceptualization,...

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What is A Rigid-Flex PCB?

Conventionally, PCBs were nothing more than hard boards with holes to anchor and sold components. These were the forefathers of what we now call a rigid PCB. Now, circuits have gotten way more complicated, dense, durable, and flexible. Owing to the compactness and high-quality circuitry needs of the...

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Rigid-Flex PCB Manufacturing Process

Rigid-Flex PCB manufacturing and designing is no longer a novelty in the world of PCB. Rigid-Flex PCBs have been in play for decades now. But that doesn’t mean the evolution and improvement of the processes have stopped. On the contrary, Rigid-Flex circuits are improving at a much faster rate than...

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Price Considerations for Flexible Circuit Design

Flex circuits are becoming increasingly popular. They are light, mechanically flexible, and allows for 3D designing. This makes up for the design complexity and price considerations they come with. But understanding the factors that drive the cost of a flex circuit may help you control it. Flex Circuit...

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How to Reduce the Cost of Your Flex Circuit

Flexible PCBs and Flex circuits have revolutionized the field of electronics ever since their inception. Not only did they made it possible to create electronic circuits of dynamic nature (circuits that need to bend constantly), but they also allow designers much more freedom in design, since flex...

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Flex Circuits: Design Tips and Assembly Consideration

One of the things that you will always hear when trying to research Flex circuit designing is the fact that it’s both an electrical and mechanical task. The repeated insistence of this fact is simply to help you understand the repercussions of focusing on one thing and not considering the importance...

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HDI PCB Stack Up

As the need for high density and highly reliable PCBs increases, High-Density Integration (HDI) PCBs become more and more popular. It’s one of the best ways to pack a lot of components and a higher degree of functionality onto a limited board size. Both designers and fabricators have to improve...

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What is Flexible Circuit Technology?

Flexible circuit technology. It is one of the few technologies to have such a self-explanatory name. Flexible circuit technology was a revolutionary step in the world of PCBs, the backbone of electronic circuits. There was a time when it was considered a novelty in the industry; now, it’s almost...

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Rigid-Flex Circuits Resources

If you are not used to designing with flex circuits, designing your first rigid-flex can be hard. Just like with flex, it’s as much about the mechanical design of the circuit as it is about the electrical implications of it. But with some research, careful designing, and following the best rigid-flex...

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What is Stiffener in a Flex PCB?

A flex PCB is electrically and mechanically very different from a rigid PCB. There are cases where a flex PCB is imperative, and in some designs, a rigid PCB will do just fine. For more advanced uses, there are rigid-flex PCBs that combine the traits of both of these PCB types. But there is another...

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