Screaming Circuits: Our website and Process

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PCB ASSEMBLY MADE EASY

Temporary Suspension of Delivery Guarantee

As promised, Screaming Circuits has kept a close watch on the spread of the Coronavirus and its impact on the world of electronics manufacturing. The situation is changing rapidly and we now need to make some adjustments to keep our... Read more

Prepping - Risk Mitigation

As of this writing, Screaming Circuits has not seen much impact from Coronavirus caused supply chain issues. However, we are keeping a close eye on the situation and have a graduated response plan. Our objective is to minimize the impact... Read more

The taxes, they are a-changin'

What's that? Sales tax on the Internet, you say? Unfortunately, very soon we will have to say that. Due to a recent Supreme Court ruling, the internet is no longer a sales tax-free zone. Actually, it never was. It's just... Read more

What Comes after the Prototype?

What comes after the prototype is built and has passed its tests? Well, hopefully you build more copies of the PC board and then sell them or send them off into space or something. We have actually built boards that... Read more

Testing (your electronics?) One, Two, Three

At Screaming Circuits, we’ve designed our systems with the objective of producing 100% yields. It’s a build to quality rather than a test for quality process. That means we don’t, as a standard process, test (or program) boards we build.... Read more

Do Bolts go on the Bill of Materials Too?

Yes. If you want us to install it, it must go in the bill of materials. For the most part, we solder thru-hole and surface mount components on the PC boards. As pretty much everyone knows, all of those parts... Read more

Electronics Manufacturing Files - What We Need

Manufacturing is all about taking data from you and delivering some good working circuit boards. Well, it can be just data - as in full turn-key, or data plus some parts and or PC boards, as in a partial turn-key... Read more

Do You Really Need Soldermask and Silkscreen?

We've been asked that question: "Do I Really Need Soldermask and Silkscreen?" many times. And, we've been asked with good reasons. To us, soldermask protects exposed metal, reduce the chance of shorts, and keeps solder where solder needs to be.... Read more

The Ideal Bill of Materials

A good portion of a quality build is simply the result of clear information. One of the more important pieces of information we deal with is the Bill of materials, called “the BOM.” The BOM is a list of all... Read more

The Three O's

Here at Screaming Circuits, having three perfect circles are vitally important. The three circles are 1) Quality 2) Speed and 3) Cost. They must each be a perfect circle in order for our company to function in unison. Read more