Before going ahead and placing order for a high volume PCB for the next circuit design, it is wise on the part of electronic manufacturers and businesses to first order a prototype or a small batch of PCB. The purpose behind doing so is to make those prototypes or samples go through testing in order to detect any potential errors which may hinder or interrupt the production during the final stage.
This is what the PCB prototype method of manufacturing is all about. It tests the product beforehand to give the makers an assurance that they won’t be out of huge finances, in case something goes wrong during final phase of production and manufacturing. Any technical trouble or problems with the schematics during the end phase can cost huge finances, especially if the assembly is going to take place in-house. That is why companies prefer to outsource prototyping to specialized companies before ordering larger volumes of circuit boards. read more
A business entity that develops electronic gadgets may face a situation when it is forced to completely replace a particular circuit board. However, an expert SMT manufacturing and repair services provider will be able to fix and troubleshoot design schematics and give new life to the device. Below mentioned are some scenarios when PCB repair and troubleshooting service will be helpful:
Repair – Many times, a fully functional circuit may fail to work without you even knowing the reason. Contractual repair services make comparison between faulty design and original schematics to determine and troubleshoot the underlying issues. This way, businesses can get it fixed without investing big money in replacement. read more
The ability to mount the circuits on both sides of a PCB and improved compactness are the reasons that have helped SMT (surface mount technology) come up as the most preferred technology in the PCB designing and production services.
The benefit of using this technology is that the components require less space. Also every single component and device is capable of performing multiple tasks. The benefits of SMT technology can be seen both in terms of designing as well as manufacturing. Surface mount technology production has improved the efficiency of several processes, which was not possible earlier. read more