PCBWay 4th PCB Design Contest

We are glad to announce that our 4th PCB design contest is ongoing! This year, we have mainly 2 themes of the entries: One is IoT (Internet of Things), which will include home automation, wearabl...

How to Design the Component Libraries in Altium Designer [Beginners Tutorial]

In this video, you will learn how to design/create a schematic symbol and a PCB footprint (a component library) in Altium designer and attach a 3D model to the footprint. Basically, you will create an...

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SPI Mold Finish: Surface Finish For Injection Molded Parts

SPI mold surface finish: Surface finish of injection molded parts. The surface finish of injection mold on injection molded plastic parts is copied. Therefore, product designers need to convey the sur...

SPI Injection molding mold surface finish SPI finish

What are the castellated holes in PCB?

What are the castellated holes in PCB?Castellated Hole,or plated half-hole is a kind of rampart-like structure designed at the edge of a PCB. They are manufactured by creating ordinary plated holes an...

Introduction to Printable PCB Antenna – Microstrip Antenna

In this post we are going to learn about Microstrip antenna / printable antenna. It is a type of RF antenna which can be fabricated / printed on a PCB itself. We will see the following:General ov...

What is Immersion Silver?

Pure silver is a very ideal surface treatment material, as it has the features of softness, good ductility, thermal conductivity, electrical conductivity; and can hardly react with water or oxygen.&nb...

Tips to Know When Preparing CAD Model for CNC Milling

Whether you are machining metal or plastic, preparing a Computer-Aided Design (CAD) drawing is the first step to achieving the perfect finishing. However, the journey from vision to execution is not s...

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Turning vs Milling: What’s the Difference?

What is turning?  Turning is to change the shape and size of the blank by using the rotational motion of the workpiece and the linear or curvilinear motion of the tool on the lathe, so as to...

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What is Gold Finger?

What is Gold Finger?PCB Gold Fingers refer to a row of gold-plated strips at the edge of a PCB, which are commonly used to connect different electronic devices and transmit digital signals, especially...

What is stiffener in Flexible PCB?

Flexible Printed Circuit Board, often called FPC, is a kind of circuit board with high reliability and good flexibility using polyimide as the substrate. It has the features of lightness, thinness,sof...

Holiday Schedule Of The Coming National Day 2021

Dear all PCBWayers,The National Day will be celebrated on October 1st. We are sincerely aware that our hard-working and dedicated employees are the important force to PCBWay’s continuous development a...

full macro studio light control circuit

I wanted to make a control-box for my macro-studio. Because i like to control back-lit and front-lit light on my subject. (on and of)i ordred a macro studio from e-bay. but there was no control-unit. ...

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Technology of High Speed Buried Resistance PCB Board

Overview of high speed material buried resistance plateWith the rapid development of science and technology, electronic products are constantly developing towards miniaturization, lightness and multi-...

What is OSP?

What is OSP?OSP stands for Organic Solderability Preservative, which is a process of PCB copper surface treatment that meets the RoHS requirements. Simply put, OSP is to chemically generate an organic...

A Story From PCBWay and Ponoko's Common Customers

Part 1 – Designing our PCB and first prototype enclosure Taking a design from concept to production is no small feat, but careful planning and proper use of prototyping construction methods can g...

PCBWay New Soldermask Colors - Pink,Gray,Orange and Transparent

Every additional choice means adding many more customizations for PCB makers, which is very important to perfectly interprets people’s projects, especially for electronics enthusiasts and creativ...

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0-30V, 0-7A Adjustable Switching Power Supply

By Hesam Moshiri, Anson BaoDC to DC buck converters is a famous topology in the electronic and a widely used circuit in electronic devices. A buck converter steps down the input voltage while it incre...

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How To Distinguish CNC machining Surface Roughness Between 6.3 And 0.8?

It is our common method to measure the roughness of the cnc machined surface of parts with a roughness meter, but do you know how to "measure" the surface roughness of parts with a roughness compariso...

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555 Dual LED Flasher (Easy SMD Board Design Using Altium Designer)

By Hesam MoshiriMany electronic beginners are afraid of designing SMD boards and just stick to through-hole and dip components. The reason for this could be using the wrong electronic designing CAD so...

555 Dual LED Flasher

What is 3MF? Is it better than STL format?

The STL file is the current popular file for 3D printing. Now, this file form is gradually being replaced by the 3MF format. STL is a kind of 'old' 3D file format, which was first published by 3D Syst...

3MF STL PCBWay 3D Printing HP 3D Systems

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2 Michele Bertoni 3
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