Packaging for Printed Circuit Board Assemblies (PCBAs) is crucial to ensure their protection during storage, transportation, and handling, as well as to maintain their integrity until they are installed in end products. 

How does Indic do product packaging?

  1. Antistatic Bags:
    • Antistatic bags, designed for individual PCBAs, utilize dissipative materials to prevent electrostatic discharge (ESD) and may feature moisture barrier properties for added humidity protection.
  2. Trays:
    • Trays, commonly used during assembly, offer a stable platform for storing and transporting multiple PCBAs, coming in various sizes and configurations made of plastic or conductive materials.
  3. Boxes and Cartons:
    • Boxes and cartons serve as optimal choices for bulk packaging, providing additional protection against physical damage, dust, and environmental contaminants during the transit and storage of PCBAs.
  4. Foam Inserts:
    • Foam inserts, custom-designed to cushion and protect PCBAs within packaging, ensure secure holding, preventing movement or damage during the shipping and handling processes.
  5. ESD-Safe Packaging Materials:
    • ESD-safe materials like conductive foam, bubble wrap, and corrugated cardboard play a crucial role in preventing electrostatic discharge, safeguarding sensitive electronic components during handling and transportation.
  6. Custom Packaging Solutions:
    • Tailored to specific size, shape, and handling requirements, custom packaging solutions may encompass vacuum-sealed packaging, shock-absorbing materials, or specialized containers to protect PCBAs from unique environmental conditions during shipping and storage.
  7. Labeling and Documentation:
    • Essential for traceability, inventory management, and quality control, packaging for PCBAs often includes labeling and documentation to identify contents, provide handling instructions, and convey important information such as part numbers, serial numbers, and revision levels.
Why choose Indic?

Indic logistic to team ensure that our products packaging greatly influences customer satisfaction by ensuring well-protected during transit, reducing the likelihood of damage or breakage.

Frequently Asked Questions

Desiccants in PCB packaging absorb moisture, preventing condensation and corrosion on the PCB during shipping and storage, thus preserving its functionality and longevity

Typical PCB packaging materials include anti-static bags to prevent ESD damage, bubble wrap or foam for cushioning, corrugated cardboard boxes for external protection, desiccants to absorb moisture, and sealing tape and labels.

PCB packaging is vital for protecting the board from physical damage, electrostatic discharge (ESD), and environmental factors like moisture. It also ensures compliance with shipping regulations and reflects the brand's quality commitment.

To package a PCB, first clean and inspect it, then place it in an anti-static bag. Wrap it with bubble wrap or foam for shock absorption, and secure it in a sturdy box with cushioning materials. Finally, seal the box and label it with handling instructions and ESD warnings.

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