Printed Circuit Design in Edmonton & Calgary

Trinity Electronics Systems Ltd has served clients across Edmonton, Calgary and throughout Alberta with dependable and customizable electronic and engineering services like circuit design. Most of our products are based on printed circuit boards. We have the experience and technical skills to deliver high-quality results at competitive prices. Our circuit board designs range from simple, single-sided boards with a few passive components to multi-board, multi-layer packages with hundreds of components. The components can be surface mount or through-hole and most frequently combine both component types. We have completed over 600 unique printed circuit board designs for some of the leading commercial and industrial  companies.

Our PCB layout experience covers diverse fields. You can count on our qualified and expert designers and great PCB design software to efficiently manage your PCB layout per your requirements and specifications. We can consistently save time and money on your product development, both in prototyping and in mass production. For high-volume production, circuit design is optimized to suit a single-sided PCB layout if possible, and this can reduce the bare PCB cost by up to 40%.

Our capabilities include the following:

  • Single, double-sided and multi-layer boards
  • Rigid, Flexible and Rigid-Flex
  • Analog, digital, high current and mixed designs
  • Hi-speed, high-density layout
  • Differential pairs, impedance control

Please have a look at our gallery to see some interesting projects and clients we have had the pleasure of working on over the years. Get in touch with our team in Edmonton to discuss your unique circuit design requirements. We will be happy to help you!

The Purpose of Printed Circuit Boards

Printed circuit boards are a vital part of the electronics industry. A PCB is the base component of most electronic designs.  Some common examples are computer motherboards and graphic cards. They provide mechanical support and create electronic pathways within our appliances and devices. They facilitate the complex communications that constantly occur so that your electronic devices work properly.

While the most common material for circuit boards is FR4 fibreglass, some designs use an aluminum base or flexible polymer. Conductive options like copper also are popular as it allows electrical signals to travel freely. Printed circuit boards are the most efficient means of creating circuits and can be mass-produced at cost-effective rates, which is why they are in such high demand across industries. Printed circuit boards are highly customizable and can do almost anything you want an electronic circuit to do. Its uses are almost endless.

Circuit Design

This is often the hardest part. Some of our clients supply a complete schematic ready for layout but most often, we are required to design and prototype the circuit. Power budgets are calculated and parts chosen to handle power dissipation, operating temperature, vibration and electromagnetic noise. The design is then checked against the requirements documentation to make sure that all the specifications have been met.

Schematic Capture

Schematic capture or schematic entry is the step where the schematic is formalized. Our designers specify each component in preparation for the layout. Power requirements and heat generation calculations are checked at this point. Procurement is addressed here if it was not already done. The parts must be available and checked for end of life issues. There are parts marked for end-of-life every day.

Part Creation

Trinity’s component library contains thousands of components and expands weekly. Here the schematic symbol and the PCB footprint are associated together. The footprints must include the pattern for the copper layers; solder mask and silkscreen (stencil).

BOM Generation

A bill of materials (BOM) is a list of the components needed to assemble a circuit board. A complete and accurate Bill of Material is critical for circuit board assembly, production and procurement.

Production Documentation

Production documentation includes the following:

Documents for circuit board fabrication

  • Gerber files
  • drill files

Documents for circuit board assembly

  • silk screen
  • solder paste files
  • unique assembly steps
  • coordinate files

For printed circuit boards in Calgary and more information, contact Trinity Electronics Systems Ltd!

Printed Circuit Designs in Edmonton & Calgary

We have the experience, equipment, and knowledge to design and manufacture quality
PCBs for companies and industries.