We gathered 10 interesting facts and curiosities about Electronics Manufacturing Services industry and reveal them to you here.

4. PCBs are almost always green because:

  • They are made from a glass-epoxy, which is naturally green and gives them the iconic green color.
  • The US military found that green was the most effective color for PCB, especially in adverse situations, deciding that green would be the norm.

8. Lighting is critical when it comes to PCB inspection:

  • Manufacturers prefer LED lighting because it lasts longer and generates less heat
  • The PCB inspection or rework requires 1000 lumens of lighting during production