Words of Advice: Making Life Easier for Fabrication and Assembly


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In a recent survey, we asked the following question: What steps do you take to make the job easier for your fabrication and assembly providers? Here are a few of the answers, edited slightly for clarity.

  1. Try to insist that client has fab house run Valor DFM.
  2. Consult them first with any questions.
  3. Don’t use more demanding fab technology than absolutely necessary, including tolerances.
  4. Review Gerbers before their release.
  5. Go straight to the vendors for a stackup.

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