What Happens When You Assume?

July 5, 2022 | I-Connect007 Editorial Team

What is design with manufacturing and what does true DWM look like in operation? In this interview, I-Connect007 columnist Dana Korf explains what it will take to achieve total communication among all the stakeholders in the PCB development cycle. He also stresses the need for everyone involved in PCB design and manufacturing to stop making assumptions, even at the risk of being labeled as “that guy” who asks too many questions.

I-Connect007 Editor’s Choice: Five Must-Reads for the Week

July 1, 2022 | Andy Shaughnessy, Design007 Magazine

The summer is heating up, and our news this week is on fire, literally. Eltek has resumed making deliveries after a fire at their facility in Petach-Tikva, Israel. There’s never a dull moment in this industry. And we have some good news: EIPC’s conferences are now live events again, and Editor Pete Starkey is back in the saddle, bringing us a review of the two-day conference. I know Pete was getting tired of sitting around his house and watching these events on video.



Flexible Thinking: The Many Benefits of Eliminating (Most) Solder

July 4, 2022 | Joe Fjelstad, Verdant Electronics

Many scientists are familiar with the concept of Occam’s Razor (also sometimes called the Law of Parsimony). The basic idea postulates that when attempting to explain any given observed phenomena, the simplest explanation is...

Lightning Speed Laminates: An Overview of Copper Foils

July 1, 2022 | John Coonrod, Rogers Corporation

Copper foils used in the PCB industry are deceptively complex. Copper is an excellent electrical conductor and thermal conductor, which makes copper foil ideal for the conductive layers of most PCB applications. There are many other...

PCB Talk: Is DWM Just Another Buzzword?

June 23, 2022 | Tara Dunn, Averatek

Designing with manufacturing, rather than for manufacturing is much more than a buzz word. New materials and processes, and new and developing design rules make collaborating with your PCB fabricator a necessity more than ever before....

DWM: Design With Manufacturing Featuring:

  • Will DWM Unite the Product Development Family? by Andy Shaughnessy
  • What Happens When You Assume? a conversation with Dana Korf
  • Designing With the 5Ws and Other Acronyms, by Kelly Dack
  • DWM: A Rose by Any Other Name, by Patrick McGoff
  • Altimade Puts Designers and Manufacturers Together, with Ted Pawela and Misha Govshteyn
  • Mastering the Art of Communication With Manufacturers, by Kyle Burk
  • Is DWM Just Another Buzzword? by Tara Dunn
  • Producing Diverse Designs in Concert With Manufacturing, by Scott Miller
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