PCB - FAQ & Co.

PCB - FAQ & Co.

Here you can find several frequently asked questions and answers about our printed circuit boards. You may browse through the categories or use the search. If your question remains unanswered, please contact us by email, phone or contact form. We will reply you as soon as possible.


  1. General
  2. Online Calculation
  3. China Prices
    1. Why are there additional costs on printed circuit boards (PCB) with blind and buried vias?


    2. Do I have to add any shipping and handling costs to the PCB price from China?


    3. Is the raw data checked in Germany by LeitOn before fabrication in China?


    4. Are translations of fabrication data for use in China included in the price?

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    5. Does the recipient pay the import purchase tax?


    6. Are printed circuit boards from China duty-free inside the EU?


    7. What is the customs number (TARIC-code) for unassembled PCBs?


    8. Is it possible to cut costs by punching out the boards?


    9. Is it possible to get scaled prices on annual volume-based purchases?


    10. Is it possible to order printed circuit boards (PCB) mit UL-certification?


      Yes, we maintain contacts to various higly qualified and certified manufacturers of PCBs. The boards available in the online calculation are all carried out with UL-compliant base materials. An explicite labelling with UL-number and/or manufacturer tag is not included though. Should you require UL-labelling, it is possible at a surcharge. This label is included in large-scale series from China.

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Additional information about Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs):

  • wikipedia.org
    Online Encyclopedia - Topic PCBs
  • www.vde.com
    VDE - Verband Elektrotechnik Elektronik Informationstechnik e.V.
  • www.vdi.de
    VDI - Verein deutscher Ingenieure
  • www.vdlev.org
    VDL - Verband der Leiterplattenindustrie
  • www.zvei.de
    ZVEI - Zentralverband Elektrotechnik- und Elektronikindustrie e.V.
  • www.leuze-verlag.de
    Leuze Verlag - Literature about PCBs and PCB production
  • www.elektronikpraxis.vogel.de
    Elektronik Praxis - Magazine covering electronics in general and news in the PCB production industry.
  • www.elektor.de
    Elektor - Electronics Magazine with manuals and layouts for home made PCBs and PCBAs
  • www.ibfriedrich.com (Target 3001)
    The Engineering office Friedrich has been developing layout and CAD software for PCB design and Application Oriented Special Integrated Circuits (ASICs) since 1989.
  • www.cadsoft.de
    CadSoft offers user-friendly, powerful, and inexpensive solutions for PCB designs including circuit diagrams, layouts, and autorouting routines.
  • http://news.google.de/news
    Worldwide news about Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs)

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