Sunday, March 4, 2007

History Of Circuit Board Design

Great Article in Circuitnet From an Insider Perspective On The History of The Circuit Board Industry

Striving for Functionality: Ralph Robinson and the Beginnings of PCB Manufacturing in Northern California

In the mid-1950's, 'printed circuit' manufacturing technology was in its infancy, so much so that even though the manufacturing techniques were evolving, the available materials were not up to snuff. It was nearly impossible to build working circuit boards in any volume, certainly not enough to make any money on it.

Article in Circuitnet

This article gives great insight into the early days of printed circuit boards. If you ever get a chance to talk with Ralph Robinson, he is a great guy and can probably fill a ton of books with all the stories and information about circuit board manufacturing.

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