DFMStream: Improve PCB design efficiency while reducing risk

DFMStream: Improve PCB design efficiency while reducing risk Your complex PCB designs require a comprehensive verification process Reduce your risk with DFMStream 200 Bundle DFMStream analyses your Gerber files, ODB++, or IPC-2581 (plus NC data) before your design is committed to fabrication and manufacturing. DFMStream works with any CAD software.   Not got time to read […]

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Outsourcing your PCB design project and why you aren’t doing it

pcb outsourcing

As businesses become more and more conscious of intellectual property rights, design cycle speed and the desire for quicker and more efficient electronic circuits, many companies are looking for ways to speed up their design cycles without compromising quality. So why are many companies choosing not to outsource their designs?  and are they missing out on opportunities as a […]

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Another delegate successfully passes our IPC CID Professional Development Programme

Outsourcing pcb design

Krzysztof Rudzki from is the latest successful delegate to have taken his IPC Certified Interconnect Designer Training qualification. Krzysztof is a Product Measurement Group Leader for the company that is a dedicated global leader in Discretes, Logic and MOSFETs devices. Krzysztof contacted Quadra Solutions earlier this year to find out more about the qualification.  “I […]

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CADSTAR, Let’s talk efficient circuit replication

CADSTAR pcb design replication

CADSTAR is a well-established EDA tool with a comprehensive, generous feature list even at the entry-level license option. This month I want to talk about efficient circuit replication and how CADSTAR can easily replicate circuit blocks, providing a quicker path to completion, an increase in productivity and a reduction in possible errors. In just a […]

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