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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