FAQ – Asia Pacific Circuits

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We work very hard to make sure all your PCB and PCB assembly orders get shipped on time. Rohs compliant lead-free Custom Spec boards will be marked with a lead-free symbol if requested by customer. If not specifically indicated on fab drawing or requested in separate document, the lead free symbol will not be added. No symbols of any kind are added to photos other than the work order number for fabrication identification purposes.

Please click the FAQ category below to view answers on PCB assembly and circuit board manufacturing questions:

FAQs General Category

Asia Pacific Circuits specialize in mid-volume and high-volume turn-key PCB assembly services.

1. Our procurement channels are Avnet, Arrow, digikey or regional agents , they are direct purchase from the original factory, We do not temporarily from unfamiliar suppliers sourcing components.

2. We are very clear alternative can save costs and earn profits immoral, but our company culture demands that become an honest man, in order to survive and sustainable development in the commercial competition. Without confirmation of our customers, we will not use any alternatives.

If your first time purchase PCBA from China, you must be careful, because China's market and the prices are very confusing. For example, if the components procurement channels are not strict control, it would be easy to buy refurbished components, or obsolete components, will lead PCBA quality problems, it will give you a lot of unnecessary trouble, so be careful.

Currently, our procurement channels are agents and distributors authorized by the original brand, thereby ensuring the components’ quality and reliability. Without our customer's permission, we will not use alternative materials.

Assembly builds to IPC-A-610 current rev Class 2. Class 3 and J-Std-001 are available with prior review.

If after receiving your loaded boards you run into problems of any kind, contact us at once. We will evaluate the issue and repair/rework or remake as may be appropriate after determining the root cause of the problem.

NDA agreement, ERP system, each employee has the appropriate permissions.

We need your Bill of Materials (BOM) and Component Placement List (CPL). We are also able to accept many forms of CAD data, and ODB data upon data review.

Yes we can do partial PCB assembly for both kitted/consigned orders or for turnkey.

Component footprint should be made per manufacture recommendations for pad size and mask clearance. All BGA type devices are required to have all vias under component tented with soldermask

We return all unused parts to the customer whether kitted/consigned or turnkey.

We will provide you pricing for PCB assembly. The PCB assembly pricing includes tooling, solder stencil and assembly labor for loading the components. Our turn-key quotes also show component pricing as indicated. We do not charge setup fees or NRE's for assembly.