Design for Manufacturing

Ensure your designs perform as intended and can be successfully manufactured in high volumes.

  • RIT PCB Design Program - Visit Your Fab Day

    RIT PCB Design Program - Visit Your Fab Day

    RIT's PCB Design Program teaches electrical engineering students to design and build printed circuit boards according to DFM standards, visit your fab day helped underscore the importance of this.

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  • 3 Key Principles You Need to Know to Become Confident at PCB Design

    3 Key Principles You Need to Know to Become Confident at PCB Design

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  • Manufacturability - DFM - Discover Allegro2:07

    Manufacturability - DFM - Discover Allegro

    Identifying potential problems before you finish the design and before you begin the manufacturing process helps reduce costs and eliminate added expenses.

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  • DFM: Integrated Manufacturing Constraints

    DFM: Integrated Manufacturing Constraints

    Manufacturing rules are managed as constraints in the familiar constraints manager, coexisting independently with electrical rules which can have more or less constrictive constraints.

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  • Prevent DFM Errors in Real-Time with OrCAD

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  • DFT

    DFT

    Easily ensure test points are accessible in your designs.

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  • How does your stack-up, stackup?

    How does your stack-up, stackup?

    In this webinar, you'll learn: Why your stackup is critical to overall design success Key elements that comprise PCB board stack-ups (power planes, balance, flex / rigid-flex, etc) Material...

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  • Real-Time Design for Manufacturability (DFM)

    Real-Time Design for Manufacturability (DFM)

    Post-design DFM checks are too late. Even if you’re able to find a mistake, you’re going to lose hours, days, even weeks adjusting your design. OrCAD gives you the full DFM, Design for Fabrication...

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  • Slideshow: Allegro DesignTrue DFM Overview

    Slideshow: Allegro DesignTrue DFM Overview

    Allegro DesignTrue DFM technology provides real-time manufacturing checking to the PCB design process. Why wait to find all your DFM issues at the end when you can be resolving them while you design.

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  • 10 Common Design for Manufacturing (DFM) Issues and How to Solve Them

    10 Common Design for Manufacturing (DFM) Issues and How to Solve Them

    Every day is a busy day for PCB Designers; strict schedules and tight deadlines are a normal occurrence. From layout to manufacture and testing, a single holdup can cost a business untold amounts...

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  • IPC DesignersCouncil San Jose July 2018

    IPC DesignersCouncil San Jose July 2018

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  • On-Demand Webinar: Design for Manufacturing (DFM) and Why it Matters

    On-Demand Webinar: Design for Manufacturing (DFM) and Why it Matters

    Prevent time-to-market delays by identifying manufacturing issues before they become a costly mistake. It’s not uncommon for designs to be submitted to manufacturing only to have problems...

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  • Allegro - DFM Integrated Manufacturing Constraints1:16

    Allegro - DFM Integrated Manufacturing Constraints

    Extensive design for manufacturability rules coexist with all other design rules in the constraints manager. In total, there are over 200 checks available. Adding a new rule is easy; just find th

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  • Best Practices: Real-time DFA Analysis

    Best Practices: Real-time DFA Analysis

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  • Add Mill Tab, Drill Chart and Fabrication Notes to Panel Drawing

    Add Mill Tab, Drill Chart and Fabrication Notes to Panel Drawing

    See how easy it is to add mill tabs, details, drill chart and fabrication notes for your panel design and drawing in OrCAD Panel Editor

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  • Add Materials in OrCAD

    Add Materials in OrCAD

    With OrCAD it is easy to manage board materials and communicate your design stack-ups effectively to your manufacturer.

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  • 3 Common Vias: Their Manufacturing Pros and Cons

    3 Common Vias: Their Manufacturing Pros and Cons

    When creating your PCB Board, understanding the pros and cons of each via and how they impact the design and manufacturing process is important to know.

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  • Prevent manufacturing problems with PCB Editor Via2Via line fattening

    Prevent manufacturing problems with PCB Editor Via2Via line fattening

    Easily avoid potential manufacturing issues due to acid traps between adjacent microvias.

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  • What’s New: OrCAD 17.2 QIR 4

    What’s New: OrCAD 17.2 QIR 4

    The OrCAD® 17.2-2016 Quarterly Incremental Release 4 (QIR4) is now available and adds significant new functionality to OrCAD 17.2. The latest features will help you to be more efficient in your...

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  • OrCAD DesignTrue™ In-Design DFM Technology

    OrCAD DesignTrue™ In-Design DFM Technology

    The newest release includes OrCAD DesignTrue™ In-Design DFM Technology. Fabrication checks are now included in the OrCAD constraint management system you are already familiar with.

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  • Why DFM is an important aspect of the PCB Design Process

    Without DFM Analysis software, issues such as errors in the PCB layout and fabrication complications can create a slower time to market and decreases your productivity.

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