PCB assembly forms a core part of our electronic manufacturing service. The capability can be utilised at all levels from initial production of high mix, low to medium volume rapid prototype product through to the ongoing manufacture of complex multilayer-technology PCB assemblies. We are equipped to build, repair and modify most current PCB designs in SMT, conventional and mixed technologies.

PCB assembly

Arkle also sells bare board PCBs direct to customers and,due to our off shore sourcing abilities, are very competitive on price.  We offer a FOC service for new gerber and data design checking. We will alert you to any design changes that may be required prior to the production run, thus ensuring new products can be introduced with no complications.

With our extensive SMT assembly resources we are also equipped to work with all surface mount packages down to 0.4mm pitch. BGA, Chip Scale (CSP) and passive down to 0201. We consistently achieve a high level of placement accuracy, solder joint integrity and quality.

Whilst our core electronics skills relate to the assembly of PCB's and final product, we also have considerable expertise in all areas of electronics design.  Arkle is always looking to invest in new equipment to ensure we maintain a competitive edge within the electronics Industry. With our high standard of workmanship, we have the ability to respond quickly to our customers’ requirements using manual placement methods including cropping plates and wave soldering.

All work is carried out in dedicated work areas with full ESD control. We use strict process and quality measures for all our manufacturing processes offering 100% inspection where necessary. We use a variety of manual techniques that provides a portfolio of stored information for our AOI library.

Products are tested for compliance using your specified testing strategy and any custom test rigs. All relevant firmware & software can stored, controlled and subsequently loaded into products. Our experienced test engineers can fault find and remedy any test failures to ensure  100% working products, prior to delivery.

Quality, flexibility and value are key reasons why our customers choose Arkle as their preferred PCB sub-contracting partner and return to us again and again.