What to expect

Learn what it takes to bring your ideas to life with professional manufacturing. This course covers steps from preparing your designs for manufacture to submitting orders to suppliers.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    The PCB Manufacturing Process

    • Overview

    • Adding The Copper

    • Stacking the Cake

    • The Icing: Solder Mask and Silkscreen

  • 2

    The PCB Assembly Process

    • Overview

    • The Bill of Materials and XYRS

    • Stenciling

    • Pick and Place

    • Reflow

    • Cleaning and Testing

  • 3

    Ordering A PCB

    • So your PCB Design is Done?

    • Creating the Gerber files

    • More Files From Upverter

    • Request for Quote

    • Last Chance!

  • 4

    New to Upverter: "SHIP IT!"

    • Manufacturing and Assembly Shortcut

    • Pitfalls

  • 5

    Review

    • Glossary

    • Review

    • Manufacturing PCBs Quiz

  • 6

    PCB Manufacturing Course Completion Survey

    • Survey Introduction

    • Course Completion Survey

Introducing Upverter

Upverter is a professional grade tool for systems, schematics & PCB design that works in the browser and is optimized for collaborative teams. Upverter is free to use and is accessible to students, teachers and anyone looking to learn electronics design.