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Isola 2016 Fact Sheet

Troubleshooting Interconnect Defects

Learn how interconnect defects (ICDs) can impact printed circuit board (PCB) quality and performance and how to incorporate best practices to avoid them. Part 1 of this two-part series describes the two types of ICDs—debris type and separation type; the locations on PCBs where they occur and the problems they can cause. Included are detailed pictorial representations of both types of ICDs.