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Rush PCB has deeply woven the effects of the fourth industrial revolution or the Internet of Things (IoT) into their daily life and within their framework of technology. IoT is growing at a tremendous pace and the electronic industry the world over considers it one of the most significant movements of the century.


Unobtrusively infiltrating into everyday life, IoT has been effectively changing the way consumers look at life and technology presently. At the same time, not many are aware that PCBs are keeping IOT at the forefront of technology. In fact, IoT and PCB technology are both advancing simultaneously, as IoT is causing a paradigm shift in PCB design and manufacture. With the phenomenal increase in demand for IoT devices, PCB designers need to master the intricacies of Rigid, Flex, Rigid-Flex, and HDI PCBs. Pioneer PCB manufacturers such as Rush PCB are already at the forefront of technology that IoT demands.

Although people are more aware of consumer electronics as these devices are more visible, IoT devices dominate more in the manufacturing, transportation, and healthcare industries. IoT devices effectively span the physical and digital world as they can connect to IP networks without resorting to a personal computer. The most prominent example of an IoT device is the smartphone with its myriad apps that allow controlling home appliances and utilities. Other examples of IoT are the wearable devices and vehicles with data accessibility.

HDI PCBs for IoT

Earlier, the shape and size of the computer was dependent on the structure of its inner components—at present, that is no longer true. Thanks to the latest technologies used by eminent manufacturers such as Rush PCB, the industry can create optimal IoT products without its form restricting their design or functioning.

In fact, Rush PCB is leading the way in making PCBs with sophisticated manufacturing processes. We make all types of flex, rigid-flex, and high density interconnect (HDI) PCBs that allow designers complete freedom to express their functionality and sustainability with the aspects of the new form they can create.

For instance, HDI PCBs allow the designer express their design freedom, while they cater to high-power demands in increasingly sparse spaces. Rush PCB makes HDI PCBs suitable for the harshest environments, with high tensile strength of copper, and capable of withstanding constant device stress. At Rush PCB, we handle all the challenges you can present us with. You only need to give us a call, and we will do the rest.

Flex Printed Boards for IoT

Our customers can reduce their design limitations by using flex printed boards from Rush PCB. The structure of our flex boards allows designers use revolutionary forms and shapes, while reducing several types of errors and reducing costs. Major attributes of flex printed boards from Rush PCB are:

Lower Weight: Flex circuits from Rush PCB can save 95% of the weight of an equivalent regular rigid board. With lighter internal components, designers can make IoT devices much more versatile, such as smaller hearing aids and more delicate surgical equipment.

Smaller Size: A rigid PCB not only limits the design freedom, but also requires much more space within the device. Replacing it with a flex circuit from Rush PCB allows the designer to reduce the size dramatically, while maintaining or even enhancing its functionality.

Improved Durability: Rush PCB makes flex PCBs with materials that are much more durable and can withstand stress from impacts or vibrations. This is an important requirement of industrial IoT devices.

Improved Reliability: Flex circuits from Rush PCB can replace wiring and interconnecting cables, reducing human assembly errors and improving assembly times.

Why Rush PCB for IoT

Rush PCB focuses on combining the best features of flex and HDI technology to create the most appealing and efficient designs for IoT. Apart from the individual advantages of either technology, typical benefits of this combination are:

  • Reduction of thermal stress
  • improvement in signal quality
  • Ability to withstand harsh environments
  • Use of Copper with high tensile strength

Our customers trust Rush PCB to provide industry-leading options. We surpass your expectations by not only meeting your budgets, but also by helping you rise above your competitors.

Contact us today for your next IoT project.

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