2015 08 13  |  BLOG

Purchasing PCBs – checklists of what you should think about

How do you go about purchasing reliable and durable PCBs at the lowest possible cost? Check out our checklists about what to think about when designing and purchasing PCBs.

These lists are an extract from our latest Newsletter.

Checklist for the design of PCBs

  • Are your early technology choices the right ones for the purpose?
  • What is required of the end product?
  • Have you thought in terms of volume right from the start?
  • Have you tapped in to the knowledge available from EMS and PCB suppliers?

Checklist for the purchase of PCBs

  • Are the tender specifications complete and clear?
  • Are the requirements with regard to thickness, surface finish, materials, quality, number of number of assembly(reflow) processes etc clearly specified?
  • Have you provided information or a panel drawing that will enable all the suppliers to generate panelizing that is comparable?
  • Does the product’s end-use determine its quality?
  • Are the specifications appropriate for production? Do they include relevant information about the number of reflow processes, component overhang, clearances required between circuits on the panel, etc?

For the whole article, download our newsletter, here (available in English, Swedish, Chinese, Danish, German, Spanish, French, Polish, Russian and Finnish)

Our latest news

2018 09 20  |  NEWS
We have set our sights on a future scenario that will see us deliver PCBs for another 100 years! Find out how, reading this article on Italian PCB Magazine of September. READ MORE »
2018 08 31  |  NEWS
The program that NCAB Group Poland supports is called “Pajacyk” ("Puppet") and founds hot meals for children from poor families. READ MORE »
2018 08 17  |  NEWS
"We have continued to grow in the second quarter. Net sales increased by 11 per cent in SEK and 14 per cent in USD”, says our CEO Hans Ståhl. READ MORE »
2018 07 06  |  NEWS
The Managing Director of NCAB Group Italy, Pascal Lequerré, gives his view on the NCAB way of working. READ MORE »
2018 06 18  |  NEWSLETTER – No 2 2018
ALL NEWS AND BLOG ENTRIES »