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September 12, Wednesday - Santa Clara Convention Center

Booth 507 - Details on PCB West 2018

Downstream Product Training 

DownStream Free Presentation

F6: The 10+ 21 Most Common Design Errors Caught by Fabrication (and How to Prevent Them)

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Speaker: David Hoover, TTM Technologies and Ray Fugitt, DownStream Technologies

In preparation for this presentation, we talked to many of the largest PCB manufacturers in the US and abroad. We then developed a list of the most common errors found on incoming designs. We started with 10 and now, based on popular demand, we've expanded and keep updating that list! We look at each of the errors and discuss ways to find them before the designs are sent out for manufacturing. Methods we will look at include netlist comparison, design for manufacturing, and design rule analysis. We encourage attendee participation and ask folks to bring their challenges for discussion. After this seminar, the PCB designer will take back some knowledge to better assist them in using their existing tools in the market to produce better and more accurate designs.

Who should attend: PCB Designer, Fabricator Engineer/Operator
Course rating (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced): Beginner, Intermediate

Speaker Bios

DAVE HOOVER is a senior field application engineer at TTM Technologies, where he supports some of its top telecom customers. He has 40+ years' experience in PCB fabrication, and has been involved with the development of HDI, microvias and other leading high-speed technologies. His career includes PCB fabricators such as Hadco/Sanmina, Data Circuits, Litronic Industries, and Multek.

RAY FUGITT has more than 30 years of printed circuit board experience. He spent 15 years in manufacturing, 11 with Hadco. Joining Advanced CAM Technologies as an application engineer, he supported the CAM350 product through PADS and later the Innoveda mergers. In 2002, he joined Downstream Technologies in technical marketing and later technical sales positions. He continues to support and train for both the BluePrint PCB and CAM350 products.