What Are Flexible Printed Circuits?

A flexible printed circuit, or FPC for short, is simply a circuit on a thin flexible substrate with conductive traces. It may have surface mount devices (SMD) like LEDs and resistors, and it typically has a termination point or connector for integration with other components. Think of a flex circuit as a printed circuit board (PCB) that can bend. However, in reality, there are significant differences in terms of design, manufacturing methods, and functionality, so it’s important to use the right substrate for the application. Read more “What Are Flexible Printed Circuits?”

What is Reverse Engineering?

There are two general modes of engineering: forward and reverse. Forward engineering is the typical process whereby a product moves from an abstract idea to a physical object. This can involve many processes depending on the final product, including drawing approvals, material selection, and choosing a cost-effective production method. Ideally, documentation is organized and protected at every step of the way.
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