Just Ask Happy: The Future of Mechanical Blind, Buried Vias


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Q: Do mechanical blind and buried vias have a future?

A: Yes, especially for the newly invented VeCS technology, which uses a mechanical drill to gain the same density as laser-drilled microvias, but with higher reliability. For more information, read this series on VeCS technology by Joan Tourné of NextGin Technology, which ran in PCB007 Magazine in 2019 (also read Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4).

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