Considering SMT for mass production

Considering SMT for mass production

Mass production excellence is all about speed, quality, and cost. To meet your dynamic market needs, your company should have the ability to pivot based on changing levels of demand. There was a time when "Through-Hole" technology dominated the manufacturing market as it was a huge step forward from hand-crafted solutions, this still had significant...

Who is the winner: Surface-Mount Technology (SMT) or Plated Through-Hole Technology (THT)?

Who is the winner: Surface-Mount Technology (SMT) or Plated Through-Hole Technology (THT)?

It is undeniably evident how tedious the task of developing a new PCB is. Especially, looking through tens or even hundreds of variants of a part and checking on the current stock, future availability, and replacement parts. However, it is important to take the most fundamental decision: Surface-mount technology (SMT) or Through-hole technology (THT)?...