Here Are 5 Important Uses For Printed Circuit Boards

Alton Elliott
May 30, 2020
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Printed circuit boards are vital components in many electrical devices. They play the role of connecting electrical components in a specific device. PCBs are usually made of a non-conductive material and in addition they have pads, lines and other features which are electrically connected to the various components. PCBs can be used in many different sectors with a variety of applications. Some of the common uses include: 

  1. LEDs 

Light emitting diodes have transformed the world of residential and commercial lighting. In LED bulbs, PCBs played the role of transferring heat away from the bulb. In the case of LEDs, the PCBs are usually made from aluminium since it is one of the best conductors of heat. LED PCBs can be found in automotive displays, computer displays, residential lighting and even storefront lighting. Hence, China PCB products have served an important role in eliminating the need for an additional heat sink in LED bulbs. 

  1. Medical devices 

Did you know that PCB prototype devices are widely used in the healthcare sector? Well, this is an important application that has helped to save many lives all over the world. China PCB play a vital role in the devices used for monitoring, diagnostics and even treatment. Some medical devices that use PCBs include monitors, infusion pumps, internal devices and medical imaging systems. 

  1. Consumer electronics 

Many consumer electronics such as smartphones, tablets, computers, refrigerators, microwaves and other devices employ the use of PCB technology. In the case of consumer electronics, smaller PCBs are favoured especially for smaller devices such as laptops and smartphones. This means that PCB prototype manufacturers have been forced to come up with innovative ways to develop highly efficient PCB devices. 

  1. Automotive components 

Previously, the automotive industry only used PCBs for minor functions such as headlight switches and windscreen wipers. However in recent times, PCB technology have been found to be useful in creating car stereos, navigation systems, control systems and even sensors. This has gone a long way in ensuring that cars are safer and more comfortable to use. 

  1. Industrial Equipment 

Last but not least, you simply cannot mention PCBs without highlighting on their widespread uses in the industrial sector. The PCB devices used in the manufacturing sector are often high-powered and sturdy to be able to ensure the harsh conditions in industrial plants. They are often made of thermal resistant and highly durable material so as to ensure maximum efficiency regardless of the surrounding conditions. 

ChinaPCBOne Technology LTD. is the author of this article on PCB prototype. Find more information, about China PCB.

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