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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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Ep. 50: Benefits of intrusive soldering

Melissa
on
August 27, 2022

Intrusive soldering, also known as pin-in-paste, is a method that uses solder paste to solder the thru-hole leads instead of hand soldering, wave soldering, or selective soldering.

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Ep. 52: All the Tricks and Gotchas in Surface Mount Assembly (Repost from the Coriolis Effect)

Melissa
on
July 25, 2022

Last week Chris was a guest on the Coriolis Effect, a podcast hosted by Bil Herd and Ben Jordan. Since we are still on hiatus (and because the episode was so great) we decided to repost the conversation.

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Ep. 51: Custom tooling to the rescue

Melissa
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July 11, 2022

Sometimes things are difficult to build....enter the help of custom tooling!

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Ep. 50: Benefits of intrusive soldering

Melissa
on
August 27, 2022

Intrusive soldering, also known as pin-in-paste, is a method that uses solder paste to solder the thru-hole leads instead of hand soldering, wave soldering, or selective soldering.

Podcast

Ep. 52: All the Tricks and Gotchas in Surface Mount Assembly (Repost from the Coriolis Effect)

Melissa
on
July 25, 2022

Last week Chris was a guest on the Coriolis Effect, a podcast hosted by Bil Herd and Ben Jordan. Since we are still on hiatus (and because the episode was so great) we decided to repost the conversation.

Podcast

Ep. 51: Custom tooling to the rescue

Melissa
on
July 11, 2022

Sometimes things are difficult to build....enter the help of custom tooling!

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Ep. 49: The role of flux in PCB assembly

Melissa
on
June 14, 2022

In this episode, we go over flux's role in fighting the oxide layer that forms during PCB assembly, the basic chemistry of flux, what cold solder joints are, and more.

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Ep. 48: Debugging PCB Assemblies

Melissa
on
May 31, 2022

It's a fact of life that defects and failed boards will sometimes occur, which is why it's so important to have a debugging procedure prepared to help your CM know how to move forward. In this episode, we talk about best practices on how to work with your CM when these problems arise.

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Ep. 47: Advanced Drilling w/ CAM Engineer, Dave Wilcox

Melissa
on
May 16, 2022

We've finally managed to convince CircuitHub CAM Engineer, Dave Wilcox, to come back on the show to continue our series about the intricacies of PCB fabrication.

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Ep. 45: How IPC helps the global manufacturing ecosystem build electronics better w/ Teresa Rowe and Patrick Crawford

Melissa
on
April 18, 2022

IPC is a global trade organization whose goal is to help OEMs, EMS, PCB manufacturers, and suppliers build electronics better. They provide numerous standards covering the electronics manufacturing supply chain as well as engineering education and training.

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Ep. 44: Building a product at a big organization vs a startup w/ Barnacle Systems CTO, Darren Beckwith

Melissa
on
April 4, 2022

In today's episode, we are joined by Darren Beckwith, CTO of Barnacle Systems. Barnacle Systems is a startup based in Victoria, Canada which provides security and monitoring products for boats and yachts. We chat with Darren about his many years working at Carmanah Technologies where he worked as a firmware engineer along with a larger engineering team and some of the struggles he encountered after transitioning to a much smaller startup.

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Ep. 43: How to Protect PCBs from ESD Damage

Melissa
on
March 21, 2022

ESD (Electro Static Discharge) is an invisible, silent killer for PCBs. Protecting your boards from ESD damage while they're in the factory and being shipped to you is something we take very seriously. In today's episode we talk about what ESD is,how it damages your boards, and measures that should be taken to prevent this damage from occurring including what you can do at home.