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November 27, 2020 

I-Connect007 Editor’s Choice: Five Must-Reads for the Week

Nolan Johnson, I-Connect007

Well, it’s the last Friday in November. On any normal year in the U.S., this would be “Black Friday” because, for many retailers, the kickoff to the holiday season’s shopping spree is the source for most of the operating income for the year. While it remains to be seen how exactly how much traditional in-store and online retailing will rake in, with the varied pandemic lockdowns, it’s clear that readers wanted to get the latest electronics industry sales numbers! So, we’ve included the PCB and semiconductor sales and bookings report here... More >

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Testing Todd: Don’t Get Pickled by the Barrel

Todd Kolmodin, Gardien Services, USA

Whether you have two layers or 50 layers, it all comes down to how the layers communicate. Otherwise, you just have a bunch of two-dimensional layers, and that isn’t practical. The practical magic, of course, is plated drilled holes. Through the early years, it was all holes and large analog components with 16–18 layers being state of the art... More >


Become a Thermal Management Design Expert - Learn how to beat the heat in your designs with The Printed Circuit Designer’s Guide to…Thermal Management: A Fabricator’s Perspective! This book serves as a desk reference for designers on the most current techniques and methods from a PCB fabrication perspective. Want to ensure manufacturability, cost-effective solutions, and successful product launches? Download your free copy now!

Time to Market: You Get What You Pay For

Imran Valiani, RUSH PCB Inc.

There is an old saying that goes, “You get what you pay for.” This is especially true when it comes to our industry. Often, we get calls from customers who left us and were attracted to the lure of lower-priced PCBs. They saw one of those bargain-basement ads and decided to give them a try. Most of the time, they are seriously disappointed with the results... More >


Free eBook Highlights Objective Evidence for Process Validation - Today’s high-reliability electronics require accurate test methods. Learn to achieve electrochemical reliability with the latest offering in the I-007eBook library: The Printed Circuit Assembler's Guide to... Process Validation. Respected author Graham Naisbitt of Gen3 explores how establishing acceptable electrochemical reliability can be achieved by using both CAF and SIR testing. Download your free copy today!
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