Metal parts big and small

For the past 20+years USTEK has supplied our PCB customer base with added support: custom manufactured metal components. Metal parts have included: cast aluminum instrument bezels for aircraft and marine applications, copper RFI fences, formed SS equipment handles, brass electrical terminals, and extruded aluminum heat sinks. Most recently we added a new capability for the manufacture […]

The Importance of PCB Finishes

The surface finish of your printed circuit board might not be the first design aspect that you address in a new layout but it should be among the top contenders. Where do you usually begin a PCB design?  Mechanical design aspects would lead one to select rigid, flex, or bend-flex.  Operating temperature would dictate if […]

Personal traits for tech commercialization

Are you tech-savvy or market-savvy?  A team player or rugged individual? How to augment your personal and team commercialization abilities.   Technology commercialization is a very specialized function, one that is commonly undertaken by a team of people with diverse talents, or uncommonly by an individual who combines that multiplicity of talents.  Imagine though a […]