The Factory Floor, Part 1 of 4:The Quotation

What bits go into the manufacturing order of a daily consumer product? A lot more than you probably think. A detailed look at the behind-the-scenes. 

“While it may seem silly to trifle over who makes a capacitor, there are definitely situations in which the maker of a component matters – even for the humble capacitor. For example, blindly substituting the filter capacitors on a switching regulator, even if the substitute has the same rated capacitance and voltage, can lead to unstable operation and even boards catching fire.”

The Factory Floor, Part 1 of 4:The Quotation (or, How to Make a BOM) « bunnie’s blog

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