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Online DFM Solution

Accelerate Production, Reduce Costs, Improve collaboration with designers and receive only manufacturable designs from your customers

Secure Online DFM

DFM Report that is smart, simple, and self-explanatory.

Concise report includes critical violation highlights, filtering, statistics, summary tables and error grouping.
The tool is powered by the Valor, an industry standard for DFM analysis, and requires no installation or configuration. Enables anyone to easily preview designs and perform DFM analysis – even users without access to ODB++ or IPC2581 , can now easily upload their designs in Gerber 274x format to PCBflow and add missing details before proceeding with DFM analysis. The additional design information enables
comprehensive DFM analysis and clarifies design intent to manufacturers. All designs are converted to ODB++ format and stored on PCBflow free of charge.

This enables users to:
• Easily upload compressed Gerber 274x design files.
• Use the intuitive PCBflow Stackup Manager to specify additional critical design details.
• Drag and drop layer position, select layer type, add copper weight, polarity and drill layer information.

BOM Sourcing and Pricing

Mitigate BOM sourcing risks, powered by SupplyFrame, gives users access to component sourcing data from over 80 vendors, including pricing, availability, compliance, and lifecycle data. Long-lead products, obsolete/alternative components, and second vendors are all examples of sourcing risks that can be identified and mitigated in real time.
PCBflow BOM sourcing provides the latest part availability information from preferred suppliers.

  • Minimum quantity: Compare the required quantity to the MOQ.
  • Alternative components: A variety of substitutes and its suppliers.
  • Obsolete items: When a certain component is crucial, and it is in risk – PCBflow helps find an alternative in advance – with just a click!
  • Operation team can view the suggested alternatives and choose from it.

Quick Pricing powered by Boardera

Designers can now immediately get an accurate price estimate for the manufacturing and assembly of any design, simply by requesting a QuickPrice from within PCBflow. This feature enables any PCB manufacturer to create a proprietary pricing model via the Boardera online platform, which will then qualify them as QuickPrice providers within PCBflow.

Collaboration Space

Connect with your manufacturer to do a DFM study based on their manufacturing capabilities and obtain feedback on design flaws. With no IT investment, PCBflow enables a safe, cloud-based collaborative environment. Share ODB++ design files to eliminate errors and shorten the time it takes to analyze other legacy formats.

  • Connect with and contact your manufacturer.
  • Converse with your manufacturer about your analysis results, specific to their DFM profile.
  • Share your project data and reports.
  • Create and store unlimited projects.
  • Review your DFM results any time from any location.

Customer Success

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