PCBs for Industrial Automation and Control – PCB Trace
The manufacturing industry has transformed from being primarily manually controlled to one where automation has largely taken over. Improvements in technology have gradually brought over industrial automation and control for all types of industries including the manufacturing sector.
Industrial controls is a broad classification of various types of control systems that relate to instruments, equipment, controls, systems, and networks that automate, control, and operate industrial processes. There are multitudes of control systems that can effectively handle machines and systems electronically, based on various factors that depend on the industry and the application.
A common factor that binds all types of industrial automation and control systems is the printed circuit board. It forms the heart of all industrial machines and activities. A printed circuit board allows a working assembly of electronic components and is essential for functional control.
PCB Trace manufactures all types of printed circuit boards necessary for industrial automation and control. We offer:
- Single-Layer PCBs
- Double-Layered PCBs
- Mutli-Layered PCBs
- Rigid PCBs
- Flexible PCBs
- Rigid-Flex PCBs
- Metal Core PCBs
- Heavy Copper PCBs
- HDI or High Definition Interconnect PCBs
- High-Frequency PCBs
- Teflon PCBs
- Rogers PCBs
- High Tg PCBs
- and many more
Contact us today for any type of special PCB you require for your industrial automation and control.
PCB Trace is a US based printed circuit board manufacturing and assembly company utilizing industrial control systems and offering complete circuit board manufacturing and assembly services. In fact, PCB Trace is one of the world-leaders among PCB manufacturing and assembly companies. With a industry experience of over 20 years, we have been providing highly reliable and quality products to our customers in the electronic industry.
We manufacture and assemble printed circuit boards with fully automated equipment and machinery. Not only does this allow us to make our PCBs more effectively, but also make them more reliable in comparison to our competitors.
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Moreover, our customers can make use of our turnkey services to allow us to assemble their PCBs. We offer partial and full turnkey services.
In partial turnkey services, we manufacture the PCB, and accept the components given to us by our customers. We then purchase the rest of the components and assemble the board.
In full turnkey service, we manufacture the board as per the specifications provided by our customer, and proceed to procure all the components as specified by the customers’ BOM. We then proceed to assemble the components on the board.
With our state-of-the-art machinery and the latest manufacturing techniques, we offer high-quality, reliable boards to our customers.
Depending on our customer’s needs, we take up assembly of Through-Hole Type (THT) components or Surface Mount Type (SMT) components.
We use wave soldering machines for soldering THT components and reflow soldering machines for SMT components. We also use fully automated pick-and-place machines for mounting SMT components.
PCB Trace manufactures all PCBs conforming to International standards. Standards that we majorly follow are:
- IPC-A-600: Acceptability Standard for Printed Circuit Boards
- IPC-A-610: Acceptability Standard for Electronic Assemblies
- IPC J-STD-001G: Requirements for Soldered Electronic and Electrical Assemblies
We are a successful PCB manufacturer as we do more than simply focus on the specific details of the IPC standards. We embrace the standards in their entirety, so that we build our process on a solid foundation.
This allows us to catch even the smallest imperfections in manufacturing that others may overlook. We take into consideration processes such as PCBA handling for avoiding electrostatic discharges or ESD. We also take care of our work environment and personnel safety.
PCB Trace is a PCB manufacturer and assembler for Industrial automation and control systems that offers Class I, Class II, and Class III circuit boards.
Our boards conform to international environmental guidelines like RoHS and WEEE.
At PCB Trace, each printed circuit board we make undergoes very strict inspection. Some techniques we use for inspection and testing our PCBs are:
- Automated Optical Inspection or AOI
- X-Ray Inspection
- First Article Inspection
- Flying Probe Testing
- Electrical Testing
Contact us today to talk to our experts. Learn more about partnering with us for your next project in industrial automation and control.