Geleen 3 September 2018 – By now most of you know what printed circuit boards are, how they look and what they are used for. But there are still many things you probably didn’t know. Therefore, here are some fun and cool facts about printed circuit boards.
1. Why are printed circuit boards green?
As you probably would have noticed almost every pcb has that distinctive green collor. But why? Why green and not blue, or red? Well the green that you see is the colour of the soldermask showing through the upper glass layer.
But is there a specific reason printed circuit boards are green? The short answer is no. There isn’t a specific reason why pcb’s are green. One theory states, that the green has to do with the standard used by the American military, and use of it spread from there. While another theory suggests that green could have been the colour of the original solder mask resin, used
Geleen, 9 November 2017 - Due to technical innovation, the printed circuit board is being rediscovered. People all over the world try to redevelop the classic circuit board. And with a rise of small devices like mobile phones the demand for small circuit boards rise’s. This has led to numerous solutions.
In big devices like computers the circuit board is rigged, when the device is compact like a small camera or a mobile phone the circuit board must be flexible. It needs to fold to fit inside. This is where the flexible circuit boards comes in.
Flexible circuit boards are so thin employable their nickname is origami circuitry. At the core of the board is a
Geleen, 18 January 2018 - Welcome back to our weekly blog and the first blog of 2018! In 2017 we had the last blog of the series about History of Vitech International BV. This week we will kick off with a general blog about the importance of PCB's, enjoy.
Money makes the world go round. A well-known phrase often used by people all over the world. But is it correct? Is it really ‘money’ that makes the world go round. Here at Vitech, we disagree. We believe that printed circuit boards, PCB’s for short, make the world go round!
Of course, the first question that arises, why? Why should printed circuit boards make the world go round instead of money? Money is used for virtually anything. We value products with money, we pay with money and we use money to store
Geleen, 19 October 2017 - Welcome back to our weekly blog, this week we will continue the series about, the history of Vitech International B.V. We’ll dive into a particular part of our history which is, Vitech Services. We brought Vitech services up in a previous blog, and in this week’s blog, we will give you an insight into the core business of Vitech Services BV.
Over 25 years ago in 1990 Vitech Services BV was founded in Geleen, the Netherlands. Vitech Services was a provider of PCB test services, including board testi
Geleen, 19 October 2017 - Welcome back at our weekly blog. This week we will start a new series which will be about the, History of Vitech International BV. Like every other company, Vitech has experienced a lot to become what it is today. With today’s blog we want to tell you a little bit about this history, and we will visualise this history using a timeline.
Where it all started.
Over 25 years ago Vitech was founded in Geleen, the Netherlands, testing and measuring printed ci