In the PCB production process, the PCB CAM data generated by CAD must be transmitted to the PCB manufacturer first. The PCB manufacturer uses the CAM 1 data editor to check and edit the film data, hole data, etc.
Add reference marks, correction values required for the production of PCB or data synthesis. For example, check whether the distance between the pad and the aperture is reasonable.
The pads are usually tin-plated, and the plug-in holes are hollow. It can be seen from the PCB design that the pad is ring-shaped.
A few tenths of a millimeter in the PCB design process is all right, but in fact, manufacturers need to have a minimum width standard, and the width design is too small to be produced. On top of the usual design standards, the actual production standards of the PCB manufacturer need to be used to calibrate the design standards.
For example, about the minimum width of the pad, some manufacturers can achieve a minimum width of 0.2mm, and some can achieve 0.25mm. If 0.2mm is required, the formation of a pad cannot be guaranteed.
For example 2, check the distance between the window opened on the solder mask and the pad.
Usually, a layer of green film texture on the PCB is the solder mask. That is the solder mask cannot be soldered normally.
The window of the solder mask is usually designed to be larger than the diameter of the pad. This is to maintain a certain distance between the window and the pad.
It is usually set to 0.2mm, so that even if a certain error occurs on the board, the solder mask will not cover the pad, resulting in poor soldering.
Example 3, check the minimum width of traces and the minimum spacing of traces. The usual process can achieve the minimum width and minimum spacing of 0.2mm, respectively. When it is smaller, a special process is required. Only the minimum standards that manufacturers can achieve under normal circumstances are introduced here.
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