Reliability of Automotive PCBs

From being purely mechanical assemblies, automotive vehicles have progressed to include electronic parts. A top brand automotive vehicle today contains about 150 control units consisting mostly [...]

Causes of Warpage in PCBs

What is Warpage For proper placement of SMT components, it is necessary that the PCB remain perfectly flat. For accurate placement, the pick-and-place machine must release the SMT component at [...]

Ball Grid Arrays — What are They

Most IC packages have soldering pins along one, two, or all four of their edges. While some have them positioned away from the body, for some the manufacturers bend the pins back under the [...]