Eurocuircuits - Blogs - Choronological

eC-blog articles in chronological order

Jan
28
2016
Looking forward in 2016
Jan
27
2016
Looking back at 2015
Dec
10
2015
Using polygons in EAGLE
Dec
07
2015
Eurocircuits ULP for EAGLE users
Nov
28
2015
eC-placer
Nov
21
2015
Eurocircuits - loyal sponsors of the Herkules Racing Team of the University of Kassel
Nov
20
2015
The toughest race in the world - and Eurocircuits were there to help support Durham University Electric Motorsport through it.
Nov
17
2015
Eurocircuits supports IET activity at Peakcamp 2015
Nov
10
2015
Outline Editor – the next PCB Solver tool
Oct
08
2015
Electronics Design Show 2015
Oct
06
2015
PCB Checker Auto-repair blog 2015
Oct
06
2015
New options for Chemical Nickel-Gold surface finish
Oct
06
2015
Eurocircuits as sponsor of the Delft Aerospace Rocket Engineering
Sep
22
2015
W Technology – an eC-test-mate user reports.
Sep
02
2015
New major EAGLE software update
Aug
27
2015
How to reduce the costs of fine-line PCBs
Aug
16
2015
Get more from EAGLE CAD!
Jul
06
2015
Reflow soldering update: latest equipment, accessories, consumables
Jun
23
2015
Supporting designers 24/7 throughout the summer
Jun
12
2015
Eurocircuits 1st deelname aan “Vermogenselektronica” in Den Bosch
Jun
12
2015
E&A2015 een groot succes voor Eurocircuits
May
27
2015
Virtec – an eC-test-mate user reports
May
19
2015
Eurocircuits supports innovation - Parcelhome smart letterbox
May
06
2015
NAKED proto
May
06
2015
SEMI-FLEX pool
Apr
21
2015
eC-stencil-mate and eC-reflow-mate: what our users say
Mar
28
2015
Eurocircuits maakt de E&A-gadget print en lanceert hiermee: SEMI-FLEX pool
Mar
24
2015
Eurocircuits involved in a project that is out of this world: WUSAT
Mar
24
2015
Eurocircuits supports the formula student team of Bizkaia University
Mar
24
2015
Eurocircuits as loyal long term sponsor of GROUP T's formula student team
Mar
24
2015
Eurocircuits supports the formula student team of the University of Munich
Mar
24
2015
Eurocircuits as sponsor of RCVA Robot Concept Ville d'Avray
Feb
24
2015
Eurocircuits install Ledia V5 Direct Imaging (DI)
Jan
23
2015
Deal yourself a smart hand with Eurocircuits
Jan
06
2015
Looking forward in 2015
Jan
05
2015
Looking back at 2014
Nov
20
2014
New Eurocircuits products and services presented at this year's Electronica 2014
Nov
19
2014
Electronica 2014 - Eurocircuits PCB products and services scored high interest with the visitors
Oct
21
2014
Quality Assurance - Microsection analysis
Aug
26
2014
Pooling: what is it and what is its history?
Aug
14
2014
What about UL ?
Aug
06
2014
PCB PIXture – a new function for PCB Visualizer - now available online.
Jul
25
2014
PCB PIXture applicatie nu beschikbaar in PCB Visualizer
Jun
24
2014
Optimum PCB Design Flow
Jun
19
2014
Can standard Gerber still be used to order PCBs?
Jun
17
2014
Standard Gerber declared obsolete
Jun
16
2014
Milling, slots and cut-outs – hints and tips.
May
26
2014
Create your own customer panel online - yet another PCB Visualizer function
May
22
2014
Upgrade to EAGLE V6 and receive the upcoming upgrade to EAGLE V7 for free
May
21
2014
Eurocircuits speaks about achieving the optimum PCB design flow
May
07
2014
Adding custom markings - yet another PCB Visualizer function
Apr
24
2014
Quality assurance - After production
Apr
24
2014
What tolerances should I design into my PCB?
Apr
15
2014
Quality assurance - During production
Mar
26
2014
Revised functions to get a better visualisation of your datafiles
Mar
26
2014
Eurocircuits is a Main Sponsor at The Evertiq Conference 2014 in Stockholm at 13.5.2014. You can find us there as exhibitor and in the conference as speaker.
Mar
26
2014
Follow the history of your order with direct links to useful documents in this one page overview
Mar
20
2014
How does PCB Visualizer work and what is it designed to do
Mar
17
2014
RF, FHI, FEE, Radio Frequency
Mar
10
2014
(Dutch) Om ons te nomineren hebben we uw steun nodig - stem nu !
Feb
03
2014
New UK Sales Manager, new PCB service, new functionality, new support
Jan
08
2014
History of the Gerber format and development plans for the future
Dec
16
2013
What is RoHS, does it affect the quality of my boards?
Dec
10
2013
Gerber X2 - Gerber's new attributes set to transform CAD to CAM communication
Nov
24
2013
How blind and buried vias are made - Eurocircuits buildup wizard
Nov
13
2013
Tntroduction of two new features in PCB Visualizer - Layer editor and Buildup wizard.
Nov
06
2013
A new service - Asian prices with European assured quality and delivery
Oct
21
2013
(Dutch) Event announcement - Den Bosch, Netherlands November 2013.
Oct
21
2013
(Dutch) Exhibition announcement, Utrecht, Netherlands, September-October 2014
Oct
17
2013
Smart menus guide you to achieve your optimum PCB Design flow. We share our knowledge ( including presentation).
Oct
07
2013
Challenges in the lead-free soldering era, by Eurocircuits, in cooperation with Center for Electonics Design & Manufacturing, IMEC
Oct
07
2013
We are hiring - the position of UK Sales Manager is vacant due to retirement
Oct
07
2013
Personalise your board with a PCB Pixture mask, graphical images in your soldermask layer.
Sep
18
2013
Exhibition announcement : NEW on the road - Bristol UK, September 2013
Sep
18
2013
Exhibition announcement : Electronics design show - Coventry, October 2013
Sep
18
2013
How do we ship, how do we calculate the transport costs if you order multiple jobs at the same time .
Sep
18
2013
(French) Exhibition announcement - Enova Paris, October 2013
Sep
09
2013
We aim to continuously improve our environmental performance, pollution prevention and environmental protection
Sep
06
2013
(Dutch) Eurocircuits 10 times on the D&E Event in Den Bosch, Netherlands
Sep
03
2013
Can we offer a standard material for RF prototypes so that we can make them cheaper?
Aug
08
2013
Small drill to drill distances can create micro-cracks along the glass fibre walls. The chemicals used in the galvanic line can intrude and create small shorts between the hole walls
Jun
19
2013
New website, new PCB Services, new prices. Making prices as competitive as possible with respect to the real costs of production.
Jun
13
2013
Conflict minerals originate from areas of armed conflict and human right abuse
Jun
13
2013
About principals of thermal inertia and controlling the eC reflow mate oven
May
26
2013
PCB Calculator integrated with PCB Visualizer, 4 new services, new classification table, smart menus,...
May
25
2013
New DRU files to help EAGLE designers - update for EAGLE V6
Apr
10
2013
Exhibition announcement : E&A - Jaarbeurs Utrecht, May 2013
Apr
10
2013
Electronics & Automation in Utrecht - best show since long. Presentation of PCB Configurator. Contains a video with interview.
Apr
09
2013
The materials used in the workshops, selected by Ben Verwaest, an expert in the field of PCB assembly are now available from the Eurocircuits shop
Apr
09
2013
Perfect prototype soldering with the eC-reflow equipment - a lively Eurocircuits workshop in Aubsburg - Germany
Mar
28
2013
New eC-reflow mate, better soldering control and more comfortable operation.
Mar
27
2013
Eurocircuits and CadSoft run their first EAGLE workshop for electronics engineering apprentices at SMA Solar Technology AG in Kassel, Germany
Mar
17
2013
Eurocircuits is setting up a 3rd production unit in India. This unit will mainly serve non-European markets like USA, Asia and Pacific.
Feb
14
2013
Report of a customer workshop in Augsburg, covering EAGLE Basics, PCB Visualizer tools and 4 layer PCB manufacturing technology
Dec
12
2012
Hungarian customers are welcomed in our factory in Eger. Focus was on design guidelines and eC equipment.
Dec
01
2012
Eurocircuits as sponsor of UCL at Eurorobot.
Nov
29
2012
PCB Visualizer gives you complete control over the critical transfer of data from designer to fabricator. We created a dedicated project website with all the latest information.
Nov
29
2012
Presenting the Elektor Christmas tree, available as PCB, kit of assembled Xmas tree ( also in 2013!)
Nov
27
2012
Extra checks and increased capacity for PCB Checker (minimum clearance, hole to hole distance, embedded and overlapping drill holes)
Nov
13
2012
... And our order number 500,000 went to Luc Page in Poperinge, Belgium
Nov
07
2012
Announcement of our participation in Electronica in Munich - presentation of PCB Checker. Contains a video of the Evertiq interview with Dirk Stans
Nov
01
2012
About gold finishes, ENIG and connector gold
Oct
31
2012
Based on customer feedback we developed the next module in our PCB Visualizer project. If PCB Visualizer has found that there are errors in your design, a single mouse-clicks opens PCB Checker
Sep
17
2012
New functions introduced in PCB Visualizer : Show production data
Aug
27
2012
(Dutch) Presentation of PCB Visualizer as novelty on the Dutch exhibition "Het Instrument 2012
Aug
17
2012
A third-party digital magazine offering in-depth treatment of design-critical topics is the next step to add yet more value for our customers.
Aug
09
2012
eC solutions that offer designers a full range of suitable equipment for in house assembly of PCB prototypes.
Aug
01
2012
Eurocircuits marketing strategy explained. Our strategy is build around 4C's : Customer value, Cost to the customer, Communication and Convenience. You will read here how we bring this into practice.
Jul
15
2012
First feedback received from customers on our PCB Visualizer tool - one week after launch .
Jul
05
2012
When your boards are ready for production we save the production data to your account. This is also the data used to visualize your board in PCB Visualizer. This article contains a table with our file naming conventions.
Jul
05
2012
PCB Visualizer, providing faster, clearer and more comprehensive feedback with on-screen interactive possibilities. Preview your board before you place your order
Jun
28
2012
Webinar on front-end data preparation. The recorded review is available from this article
Jun
22
2012
Report of the annual D&E Event in Eindhoven, followed by an Eurocircuits webinar " what do board fabricators do with your data before they make your PCB's "
Jun
19
2012
Why don't we just use your data as you send them ? Why is it important to know for you as an electronics engineer how we prepare your design for production. Our white paper 'Frontend data preparation answers these questions.
Jun
14
2012
Chemical Ni/Au ( ENIG) and via's. Cover with soldermask or not ?
Jun
07
2012
Visual communicaton enhances PCB procurement, the Eurocircuits orderflow
May
11
2012
Eurocircuits is an active participant and supporter of the D&E event. Dirk Stans gave a presentation :'Visual feedback on you PCB design from data entry to finished PCB.
May
04
2012
Looking at the future, PCB Technology evolution seen by ACB, a high tech Belgian PCB producer.
May
03
2012
Report of the show - National Electronics Week - Birmingham April 2012
Apr
26
2012
The size of your board influences the overall efficiency of the pooling service. Putting different designs together without proper balancing the copper produces less good PCB's. How does Eurocircuits prevent quality issues and guarantees low pooling prices.
Apr
24
2012
Should we develop an eC-solderstation, and if so, how should it look like? - this blog includes a poll where you can give your preference for 6 design proposals.
Apr
12
2012
Exhibition in Birmingham, April 2012 - first public preview of PCB Visualizer
Apr
11
2012
A series of articles about frontend engineering. What are we doing to your date when the order status is Panelise ? How do we make production panels and production tools?
Apr
06
2012
Students in the factory, impressions of the day .
Mar
23
2012
Exhibition in Amsterdam, September 2012
Mar
09
2012
Pro and Cons of leadfree finishes we offer and the meaning of 'Any leadfree'
Mar
06
2012
Report of eC workshop on reflow soldering at the ARCOSS location in Retie in Belgium
Mar
01
2012
A series of articles about frontend engineering. What are we doing to your date when the order status is Single Image? This article explains in detail how we prepare soldermask, legend and other layers
Mar
01
2012
We have been working closely with CadSoft to create EAGLE desing rule check templates and to accept EAGLE BRD files directly into our system without the need for conversion.
Feb
29
2012
Report of an exhibition in Feburary 2012 in the UK, in a tent in the snow
Feb
23
2012
A series of articles about frontend engineering. What are we doing to your date when the order status is Single Image ? This is the first part about the creation of the drill layers and copper repair.
Feb
17
2012
A series of articles about frontend engineering. What are we doing to your date when the order status is Analysis ?
Feb
16
2012
The history of our website from 2000 to 2012
Feb
13
2012
Hand soldering with high quality results, comparable with reflow or wave soldering ( contains video showing the process)
Feb
08
2012
Announcement of our participation at Southern Manufacturing and Electronics 2012 - showing what's new in 2012
Feb
06
2012
(German) Announcement of eC-equipment workshop in Germany
Feb
06
2012
Facts and figures about the eurocircuits business in 2011
Jan
31
2012
Bow and twist is inluenced by the board design as well as the layer construction. It is the result of different stress or stress relief conditions
Jan
25
2012
Galvanic plating is difficult to predict as it highly depends on the design of the board. We try to highlight potential problem-area's on the board using a special developed plating simulation software.
Jan
17
2012
A new service - Asian prices with European assured quality and delivery
Jan
17
2012
Report of the annual salesmeeting in Mechelen, at the start of 2012.
Jan
06
2012
The evolution of the Eurocircuits strategy, adapting to new market realities
Jan
04
2012
PIP (Pin in Paste technology for soldering trough hole components. All components, both SMD as conventional are processed in one single solder process.
Jan
04
2012
An electroplating tooling concept developed by Elsyca, reducing the pattern dependence of the deposited layer of copper on the boards.
Jan
03
2012
Why lean production? The main target is reducing waste ( time is a major waste) in the production and better (faster) serve our customers. This article describes the steps taken by our production team in Eger to become a lean manufacturing unit.