Tips & Tricks – Why Do Components Tombstone Ever wondered what is Tombstoning and why does it happen? What is Tombstoning? Tombstoning also known as the Manhattan or crocodile effect is where one end of the component lifts from a pad of the PCB during reflow soldering process and affects mainly surface mount components such […]
Archive for month: November, 2018
Avoiding Solder Escape/Wick during Reflow Have you ever wondered why sometimes you have poor Solder joints on your PCB’s! One of the main reasons is that the Solder Paste flows away from the pad on the PCB during Reflow, this is known as Solder Escape, Solder Wick or Solder Drainage. Why does this happen, well […]
Be informed – Join us at the LED Event 2018 During the 9th Edition of the LED Event, R & D Managers, Engineers, Developers and Light Designers will be able to see the latest innovations in LED technology. The lecture program and knowledge market is designed to provide visitors with the latest information about the […]
What tolerances should I design into my PCB? Where possible design your PCB to meet industry standard mid-range tolerances. Eurocircuits use these specifications and tolerances as the basis of our lowest-cost pooling services. For more detailed information on our Manufacturing Tolerances please see our Tolerances on a PCB page.