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 not to overly constrain the CM and board shop.
  2. Tracks and gaps should be no smaller than they need to be.
  3. Communicate.
  4. A 1:1 paste mask file.
  5. Implement test constraints from test engineers to enable test fulfillment.

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