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Thread: Plated thru holes
picon face BY : Spehro Pefhany email (remove spam text)

At 08:37 PM 12/15/02 -0600, you wrote:
>Building a circuit that depends on the component-mounting
>pads to pass signals from bottom to top, like vias would.
>However, the holes are not plated thru.  My worry is that
>some of the components are flush-mounted to the board (like
>large caps) and some holes are tight enough that solder may
>not get thru to connect the sides.
>Is there something I can do to help fix this *before* I
>start mounting the components?  I'm going to pre-tin the
>holes on the component side, and the components close to
>the body, but not sure that will be a full solution.

Small eyelets, but the holes (and by extension, probably the pads)
have to be made oversize.

Best regards,

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