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What It Takes to Manufacture Flexible PCBs

Providing Solutions Not Products in Manufacturing

The Purpose of a Flex Circuit Stiffener

Key Requirements for Selecting an Offshore Rigid-Flex PCB Manufacturer

IPC Design Standard Violations in Rigid-Flex PCBs

Why Flex and Rigid-Flex Tooling Costs More than Rigid PCBs

RMA Process and Root Cause Analysis in Manufacturing

Why Use A Jacketed Cable In Your Assembly

How PCB Quick Turn Days Are Counted

Cable Assembly Sterilization Techniques for Medical Devices

Why Is PB Free HASL A Hassle

Napkin Sketch to a Production Ready Cable Assembly

Best Tactics for Switching an Existing Cable Design to a New Supplier

The Changing Landscape for Industrial and Medical Battery Packs

Why Freight Supplier Management Is Critical To Growing Your Business

Environmentally Safe Methods to Protect Cables from Rodent Damage

How Your Organization Can Improve - The Epec A3 Process

Importance of an ISO Certification For Manufacturers

Creating Standard PCB Fabrication Notes

Dynamic & Proto and ITO Industries Cease Manufacturing

Understanding An IPC 4101 Slash Sheet

More Lithium Battery Regulation Changes

How to Ensure Your Quick Turn PCB Will Not Be Delayed

How to Minimize Risk When the Factory Manufacturing Your PCBs Closes

RoHS and Circuit Board Laminates - Not Just Tg Anymore

Understanding Bow and Twist of Printed Circuit Boards

Testing Battery Packs Before Assembly

Cable Assembly Overmold Considerations for Cosmetics

Flex Circuit Polyimide Coverlay & Soldermask Considerations

Advancements in User Interface Assembly Materials in Medical Devices

Printed Circuit Boards Are In Our Blood

Printed Circuit Board Manufacturing: Then and Now

Guide to Ribbon Cable Assemblies

Rigid-Flex PCB Gerber Layout Requirements

Lowering Risk For OEM's With Supplier Consolidation

Cost Effective Human-Machine Interface Technologies

Questions Regarding Regulation Changes for Lithium Batteries

Incoming Inspection of Printed Circuit Boards

PCB Engineering Support – Even When the Sun Goes Down

Substituting Cable Assembly Connectors

Common Flex & Rigid-Flex PCB Constructions

Why Custom Smart Interfaces Are Better Than PLCs In Many Applications

Myth or Fact: Only Large Companies Manufacture High Technology PCB's

PCB Design For Manufacturing Analysis: Beyond DRC

What It Really Means To Have a Dedicated Account Manager

Flammability Test: Cable Assemblies

Improving Membrane Switches to Withstand Harsh Environments

Lithium Batteries Air Shipping Regulation Changes

Why Shielded Cables Are Used in Assemblies

Flex & Rigid-Flex Bend Capabilities

Battery Management & Logistics Monitoring

Managing Quality with Asian PCB Manufacturers

Improving Abrasion Resistance for Silicone Rubber Keypads

Cable Assembly Cost Saving Suggestions

Flex & Rigid-Flex PCB Concept & Mechanical Designs

Battery Charging & Discharging at Low Temperatures

PCB Cleanliness Attention to Details

What Kind of User Interface is Your Best Option?

Why We Can Quote 6-8 Layer Circuit Boards Online

A Different Kind of Investment

Manufacturing Skill Development at Epec Never Stops

Custom Battery Pack Lead Times

US Manufacturing: Five Years into the Future

How Cable Assemblies Are Tested After Manufacturing

Controlling PCB Costs: Part 2

Epec Donates to American Heart Association in Support of Employee

Controlling PCB Costs: Part 1

Packaging For User Interface Assemblies

Ensuring a Proper Battery and Charger Match

Engineering From A Woman's Perspective

Matte vs Gloss Solder Mask in Circuit Board Design

Dealing With Cable Assembly Obsolescence

Why Disaster Recovery Planning Is Important For Any Business

Adhesive & Adhesive-Less Polyimide Flex Core Material Types

Investment in Empowering Employees for Success

User Interface Functional Test Schemes

Lithium Battery Storage

Why Complex Wire Harnesses Cannot Be Fully Automated

V-Scoring of Printed Circuit Boards in Arrays

What It Takes To Be a Hybrid Supplier in the Electronics Industry

The Use of Strain Relief with Rigid-Flex Printed Circuit Boards

How To Select The Type Of Cell To Use In Your Battery Pack

What the TTM Viasystems Merger Means For the PCB Industry

PCB Fabrication Data File Requirements

What Is Cable Pre-Molding?

What Is The Minimum Pitch You Can Wave Solder a PCB?

What Is The Maximum Copper Weight For A Flex PCB?

What Is The Reason For Circuit Board Blow Holes?

Why Should You Fill or Plug A Circuit Board Via?

What Is the Difference Between A Stranded and Solid Cable?

Can A Membrane Switch Keypad Be Waterproof?

Why Bake OSP Circuit Boards Before Use?

What Is The Shelf Life Of A Rechargeable NiMH Battery?

What is a Flexible Circuit Coverlay?

Why Use A PCB With A Membrane Switch

How Much Will A Battery Pack Fuel Gauge Add To The Cost Of My Product?

Why Is Via Tenting Required On A PCB?

What Is The Smallest Bend Radius Of A Membrane Switch Tail?

Heavy Copper Circuit Board Strength & Survivability

What Is An Overmolded Cable Assembly?

What Causes Pad Lifting On Printed Circuit Boards?

Battery Pack Development Timeline: Concept Through Production

Preventing Switch Bounce in Low-profile Keypad Assemblies

Why You Should Use Flex Circuits in Your Application

Common PCB Fabrication Problems: Plating Voids

Selecting the Most Capable Supplier: Part 2

Selecting the Most Capable Supplier: Part 1

Proper Circuit Board Handling with Immersion Finishes