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Getting Your First Quote on CircuitHub

Melissa
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February 10, 2017

Welcome! On CircuitHub you can upload your EDA design files, get a live interactive quote, and order fully assembled circuit boards. If you are an electrical engineer looking for a new solution to your pcb manufacturing and assembly needs, then CircuitHub might be right for you!

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Podcast Ep. 13: Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) for PCB Assembly

Melissa
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November 30, 2020

In this episode we delve into the process of Automated Optical Inspection (AOI).

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Podcast Ep. 12: An overview of bare PCB fabrication w/ Dave Wilcox

Melissa
on
November 16, 2020

On this episode are joined by Dave Wilcox, a CAM engineer at CircuitHub who has been working with PCBs for 32 years. Dave gives us a 10,000 ft level overview of the PCB fab process, using a simple, standard 1.6mm thick, 2-layer board as an example.

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Podcast Ep. 11: Reflow Soldering

Melissa
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November 2, 2020

Welcome to another week! This episode Chris and Melissa discuss reflow soldering - the high volume soldering method that melts all of the solder at the same time and sets it to the circuit board. Even though it's a relatively simple process, it's a step that is really important to get right.

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Podcast Ep. 13: Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) for PCB Assembly

Melissa
on
November 30, 2020

In this episode we delve into the process of Automated Optical Inspection (AOI).

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Podcast Ep. 12: An overview of bare PCB fabrication w/ Dave Wilcox

Melissa
on
November 16, 2020

On this episode are joined by Dave Wilcox, a CAM engineer at CircuitHub who has been working with PCBs for 32 years. Dave gives us a 10,000 ft level overview of the PCB fab process, using a simple, standard 1.6mm thick, 2-layer board as an example.

News

Podcast Ep. 11: Reflow Soldering

Melissa
on
November 2, 2020

Welcome to another week! This episode Chris and Melissa discuss reflow soldering - the high volume soldering method that melts all of the solder at the same time and sets it to the circuit board. Even though it's a relatively simple process, it's a step that is really important to get right.

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Podcast Ep. 10: How Joel Murphy went from visual artist to electronics design engineer

Melissa
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October 19, 2020

Welcome to our 10th episode of the podcast! Not only is this our 10th full episode, but we also have recently surpassed 1,000 episode downloads! On this episode we talk to Joel Murphy, an electro-mechanical designer and fabricator with 15 years of hands-on experience in the design of products and small scale production tooling. He's also a huge advocate for the Open Source Hardware movement, founder of Flywheel Lab, OpenBCI and more!

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Podcast Ep. 9: The PCB assembly inspection process

Melissa
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October 5, 2020

We think one of the best ways to understand what goes into PCB assembly is to speak to the experts themselves, those who spend day in and day out building your stuff! On this week's episode we speak to Beata Laskowski, a quality control inspector at Worthington.

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Podcast Ep. 8: How Loci Controls automates landfill methane gas collection

Melissa
on
September 21, 2020

We had the pleasure of chatting with Matthew Laderer, Director of Engineering and Product Development at Loci Controls. Loci Controls' automated landfill gas collection platform increases landfill gas collection by 20% or more, ensures less methane is being released into the atmosphere, and reduces environmental, health, and safety risks.

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How to save money on your next PCB project part 2: bare board design considerations

John
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September 11, 2020

Every PCB design is a delicate balance between functionality and price. When it comes to PCB fabrication, the general rule of thumb is the smaller anything is, the more it costs to produce.

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Podcast Ep 7: Solder paste printing

Melissa
on
September 7, 2020

On this week's episode we talk about something that at first glance might seem mundane, but is actually one of the most important steps and literally the foundation of pcb assembly: past printing. In fact, approximately 65% of all assembly defects come from this process. Chris breaks down all of the components that are a part of the often misunderstood process and provides some design tips on how to make it go smoother.

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Customer story - Formlabs

Natalia
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September 3, 2020

Formlabs is ubiquitous with 3D printing. Jon Evans, Electrical Engineering Lead at Formlabs, gave us a little peek into where it all started, what the company is currently working on, and how they are continuously trying to revolutionize the manufacturing industry.

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Podcast Ep. 6: The Open Source Ventilator Project with Dugan Karnazes and Nadim Conti

Melissa
on
August 24, 2020

This week we are joined by Dugan Karnazes, CEO of design firm Velocity Research and Nadim Conti, System & Electronic Designer at the Italian National Institute for Nuclear Physics and Collaboration Member at CERN to talk about about their involvement with the Open Source Ventilator (OSV) Project.