Entries by guro.krossen@elmatica.com

Josses corner: vital info for stack up!

Welcome back to Josses corner. Meet Josse, one of our Senior Technical Advisors at Elmatica. This is his corner, where he will share his expertise every month! After several years in the industry of Printed Circuits, from 1977 to be accurate, I have gathered some extensive  experience within the world of design and manufacturing of PCB. […]

Battle of the formats

Battle of the formats And how we are all loosing out on it By Andreas Lydersen, CTO at Elmatica We humans are an interesting species. With time, we have developed several interfaces for communication, such as speech and writing (read the fantastic blog post of Tim Urban of Neuralink http://waitbutwhy.com/2017/04/neuralink.html for a deep dive into […]

Bow & Twist management

By Senior Technical Advisor at Elmatica, Jan Pedersen The development of new components has always been the trigger to push PCB technology further up the ladder. Smaller and fine pitch footprints of SMT components challenge the PCB makers to achieve High Density Interconnections, higher pattern accuracy and improved flatness. Sometimes the PCB itself becomes an SMT […]

Welcome to Josses Corner!

Impedance Design of Rigid-Flex PCB Meet Josse, one of our Senior Technical Advisors at Elmatica. This is his corner, where he will share his expertise every month! After several years in the industry of Printed Circuits, from 1977 to be accurate, I have gathered some extensive  experience within the world of design and manufacturing of […]

Complicated to be uncomplicated?

We just spent two days together with a bunch of compliance specialists at the C5 Trade Compliance Nordics conference. Let’s start with the conclusion: Compliance is already complicated and growing more so by every minute. In a market that steadily grows and where digitalisation influences every part in an exponential manner, we need to start […]

PCB Controlled Impedance – a crash course!

Do you feel a need for input, or refresh your knowledge around PCB Controlled Impedance? Take a look at our Senior Technical Advisor, Josses notes. The antenna cable to a TV is most commonly coaxial; with an inner conductor insulated  from the outer cylindrical conductor (shield). The dimensions of the conductors and insulator, and the […]

The elephant in the room

Its March, spring is coming. Chinese New Year is behind us and lead times should be getting back to normal…. You call your supplier of PCB and enquire about lead time for your volume order, “Everything is running as normal, or not?”. What to do? Analyse your boards in relation to copper thickness and type […]

Thanks for now MDM Stuttgart

Elmatica is a trusted partner in the medical industry, thus, participation at the Medical Devices Meeting in Stuttgart this week, was important for us. Jochen Summ, Country Manager in Germany and Senior Technical Advisor, Jan Pedersen from Norway joined forces in Stuttgart. Pedersen presented new findings after APEX, and revealed current status of the addendum, IPC-6012 and 6013, how the […]

Breakfast with a “giant”, new mentor, inspirational discussion and a successful task force – APEX in a glimpse

What was the “talk of town” during this years APEX? We sent our Senior Technical Advisor Jan Pedersen, to receive two awards and bring back home the latest news in the industry. This is his experience. This year Elmatica visited APEX for the first time. The expectations were high. Teaming up with all the big […]