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  • Material: FR4, High-speed FR4, PTFE, Teflon, Radio Frequency, Microwave, Low Loss, Arlon, Rogers, Nelco/Taconic, Isola, Panasonic etc.
  • Technologies: Impedance control tolerance +/- 5%, PTFE+FR4 Hybrid, Ceramic+FR4 hybrid, PTFE+FR4 hybrid
  • Material Thickness: 0.1-6.0mm
  • Copper Thickness(oz): 1/3oz to 5oz
  • Min Trace Width/Space: 2mil (0.05mm)
  • Min Drill Size: 3mil (0.1mm)

What is Sensor PCB?

As the name suggests, sensor PCBs are circuit boards used in various sensors. Sensor circuit boards can withstand harsh environmental conditions such as extreme temperatures, humidity, or vibration without compromising performance. In Viasion, we fabricate all kinds of sensor PCBs.

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    Why Choose Viasion for Your Sensor PCB

    Thorough quality control system

    Our quality control system is well developed and managed. For example, the quality of raw materials, quality control during production, and quality control before shipment are all included.

    Supportive workforce

    Our team (including engineers and technicians) has extensive experience in sensor PCB manufacturing, ensuring that the goal of high-quality production is achieved.

    Good reputation and influence

    Under the excellent quality of products and services, Viasion has accumulated a good market reputation and steadily increased its influence in the PCB industry.

    Competitive pricing

    With the help of our highly skilled personnel and strong supply chain, we can produce sonsor PCBs at a low cost.

    The Applications of Sensor PCB

    Sensor circuit boards have a wide range of applications. Take, for example, the following ones.

    The Advantages of Sensor PCB

    Increased precision

    Sensor PCBs can accurately measure and detect small environmental changes. Therefore, they are ideal for use in a wide range of applications.

    Reduced size and weight

    Sensor circuit boards are lighter and smaller than traditional electronics.

    Increased efficiency

    Sensor PCBs operate at lower power consumption levels than conventional electronics. Thus, they can increase overall system efficiency and reduce costs associated with energy usage.

    Improved reliability

    Sensor circuit boards offer increased reliability thanks to their robust design, which prevents failure caused by extreme temperatures or other environmental factors like dust or moisture entering the circuit board components during operation.
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    A sensor PCB is a circuit board used in various types of sensors.

    Copper, glass-fibre reinforced epoxy and polyimide laminates are commonly used in sensor circuit boards.

    There are three basic types of sensor PCB.
    Analog sensor PCBs
    Digital sensor PCBs
    Mixed Signal sensor PCBs

    The sensor devices or components on sensor PCBs detect changes in physical parameters, such as light, temperature, pressure and sound. Sensor circuit boards use electrical signals to convert data from the sensors into digital form for further processing or output.

    Increased precision
    Reduced size and weight
    Increased efficiency
    Improved reliability

    There are many types of sensors used in PCB. The following are some examples.
    temperature sensors
    pressure sensors
    flow sensors
    light sensors
    position/motion sensors
    current/voltage sensors
    optical sensors

    The following are the main steps to assemble the sensor circuit board by SMT.
    Step 1: Adding solder paste
    Step 2: Placing components
    Step 3: Reflow soldering
    Step 4: Wave Soldering
    Step 5: Cleaning
    Step 6: Testing
    Step 7: Packaging & shipping

    We should consider these factors, including the form factor of the sensor, the sensor’s size, the sensor’s purpose, the sensor, the electrical characteristics of the sensor, etc.

    There are many kinds of components used in sense PCBs, including resistors, capacitors, diodes, transistors, inductors, switches, connectors and integrated circuits used in sensor circuit boards.

    To better specify control impedance on sensor PCBs, we should consider the following factors:
    The sensor PCB material: Different sensor PCB materials have different electrical properties, which can affect the control impedance of the sensor system.
    The power supply design: Designing a stable and efficient sensor power supply will help to ensure reliable control impedance.
    The grounding scheme: A sensor system must be appropriately grounded to maintain control impedance consistency and reliability.
    The sensor drive circuit: To achieve the control impedance for optimal performance, we should pay attention to the sensor drive circuit.

    The following are the main steps of sensor PCB manufacturing and assembly.

    Board cutting → Drilling → Copper etching → Solder mask → silkscreen printing → Surface treatment → Profiling → Testing → Quality checking → Components assembly → Functional testing

    Thermal imaging is the most common method for monitoring the heat on sensor circuit boards. Thermal imaging involves using a camera to measure infrared radiation from an object. After that, we can calculate the object’s surface temperature through infrared radiation.

    The process of mounting sensors on PCB is rather complicated. The first step in mounting PCB sensors is determining where the sensor should be placed. Additionally, PCB designers must consider how the placement of a sensor will affect their PCB’s overall design and performance. What’s more, SMT is a common way of mounting sensors on PCB.

    A specialized drill bit is the best way to drill vias in a sensor PCB. Both mechanical and laser drill methods can be used. 

    The testing methods performed on sensor circuit boards are as follows.
    Electrical Test For Open & Short Circuit
    Automated Optical Inspection For Defects
    Testing Fixture Testing
    Functional Testing

    The following points can guide arranging the stack up on a sensor PCB.
    First, consider the sensor requirements for the application.
    Then, select the appropriate materials for the sensor PCB stack up after sensor requirements are determined.
    Finally, optimizing the sensor stack-up is crucial to ensuring that any gaps between layers are minimized.

    Although sensor PCBs have many advantages, they also have some limitations. The following are some of the main limitations of sensor circuit boards.
    Limited range
    Requirements on the sufficient power supply
    How cost

    Yes, a sensor PCB is moisture-resistant.

    The following points can guide you in choosing a suitable sensor PCB manufacturer.
    Well-equipped facility
    Professional staff
    Rich experience in production
    Great customer service team
    Industrial certificates such as ISO9001 and UL

    You must pay attention to their production experience, quality standards, certificates they got, comments from other customers, customer service., etc. 

    You can follow the manufacturer’s instructions to install a sensor PCB. 

    The most common problems with sensor circuit boards include design flaws, poor manufacturing, corrosion caused by environmental conditions, etc.