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How can I protect my PCB design from PCB manufacturers?

If we place a turnkey PCB assembly order to China , you will have to provide them with all the assembly documentation such as


B) Gerber image files for the PCB

C) Programming for Firmware (PROMs or programmable logic devices).

They are very important for product development. So, please

  • Lock these file by the encryption system by a specific password.
  • Only share them to somebody required.
  • Limit the times of opens, file copies, the times of sends and times of screenshots.
  • Use document safety application program to trace any operation on your secret files, such as printing and copying.
  • Sign up confidentiality agreement with manufacturers.

Read more: Role of Gerber File in PCB Manufacturing

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Oliver Smith

Oliver is an experienced electronics engineer skilled in PCB design, analog circuits, embedded systems, and prototyping. His deep knowledge spans schematic capture, firmware coding, simulation, layout, testing, and troubleshooting. Oliver excels at taking projects from concept to mass production using his electrical design talents and mechanical aptitude.

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