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PCB Prototype


A PCB (Printed Circuit Board) prototype is an early sample, model, or release of a product built to test a concept or process.

It's a crucial phase in the electronics industry, allowing engineers and designers to identify and correct potential flaws before the product goes into mass production.

PCBWDX can get your first-try boards in 24 hours!

Precision Engineering: We believe in perfection down to the minutest detail. Our PCB Prototypes are designed with an exceptional accuracy of up to 0.001 inches. This commitment to precision ensures every trace, every hole, every layer is meticulously crafted to match your exact design specifications. Our state-of-the-art manufacturing technology guarantees a high level of precision, enabling us to bring the most intricate designs to life.

Rapid Turnaround: In the dynamic world of electronics, speed matters. Experience the lightning speed of our services, delivering your first-try boards within an impressive 24 hours. Over the past decade, we've continuously optimized our processes to improve efficiency, successfully reducing our production time by 75%. Your time is precious, and we make sure not a second is wasted.

High-Quality Materials: In order to keep the PCBs durability and performance. That's why we use only premium-grade, RoHS-compliant materials in our PCB Prototypes. These high-quality materials guarantee an excellent performance and longevity for your prototype, ensuring your design can withstand real-world conditions.

Comprehensive Testing: We leave nothing to chance. Every PCB Prototype we produce undergoes rigorous testing using advanced equipment. Our defect rate stands at less than 0.1%, testifying to the reliability of our processes. We ensure your design functions flawlessly before it goes into mass production, eliminating potential issues and saving you time and resources.

Experienced Team: Our greatest asset is our team. Our engineers bring over a decade of experience in PCB manufacturing. They meticulously audit your Gerber files and optimize them for production, ensuring your design is perfectly transitioned from digital to physical form. With their expert eyes, no detail goes unnoticed.

Cost-Effective: We believe in providing value for your investment. Our online PCB calculator provides transparent pricing, always showing the cheapest option. Over the years, we've helped clients reduce prototyping costs by up to 30%. With us, you get more than what you pay for.

Unparalleled Customer Support: We're not just your PCB manufacturer; we're your dedicated partner. Our customer service team, available 24/7, is ready to assist you at every step of your prototyping journey. We ensure smooth communication and prompt resolution of your concerns, making your experience with us seamless and enjoyable.

Min. Line Width0.076mm/3mil
Min. Hole Size0.15mm+-1mm
Min. Line Spacing0.076mm/3mil
Copper Thickness1oz-13oz
Base MaterialAluminum, FR4, Flex, Flex-rigid, HDI, Rogers, etc.
Board Thickness0.2,0.4, 0.6,0.8,1.0,1.2,1.6,2.0,2.4 mm
Surface FinishingHASL with lead HASL, Lead-free, Immersion gold, OSP, Hard Gold
Finsih Cooper1-13oz
Solder MaskWhite,Red, Yellow, Blue, Green, Black, Purple, Matte Black, Matte green
SilkscreenWhite, Black
TestingFly Probe Testing (Free) and A.O.I. testing
Build time24 hours
Lead time2-3 days

How to use prototype pcb board?

To use a Prototype PCB Board, you start by reviewing the design to ensure it aligns with your needs. Next, solder the components onto the board according to your circuit diagram. This process can be manual or automated. Once all components are in place, you can connect the board to a power source and start testing. Be sure to check each function and feature, documenting any irregularities or issues. Make necessary modifications to your design based on these findings. Remember, the goal of using a prototype PCB is to validate the design before going into full-scale production.

How do prototype PCBs work?

Prototype PCBs work as a preliminary version of the final circuit board, designed to test and verify the functionality of the design before full-scale production. Engineers use them to identify and correct potential issues, ensuring the design is perfect before being mass-produced. They function just like the final product, allowing for a comprehensive review of the design's physical and electrical properties. This crucial step in PCB manufacturing not only saves time and resources but also ensures a high-quality, reliable final product.

How to make a PCB prototype?

Design: Engineers create a circuit design using CAD software, generating Gerber files for manufacturing.

Fabrication: A manufacturer uses these files to etch copper-clad boards, creating the desired circuit patterns.

Drilling: Holes are drilled for component leads and vias.

Plating: The boards are electroplated to create a thin layer of copper on the holes.

Solder Mask Application: A protective layer is applied, and the board is then baked to cure the mask.

Silkscreen Printing: Labels and symbols are printed on the board.

Testing: The prototype undergoes functionality tests before being shipped to the client.


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