An important, yet frequently overlooked aspect of PCB design are the holes through which components are mounted. Setting the tolerance attributes of your PCB holes helps determine the limits of your board and ensures proper fit of components. It is crucial that these tolerance attributes are clearly communicated to your manufacturer to ensure your PCB is made correctly.
Altium Designer PCB software enables you to add hole tolerance attributes to pads and vias easily and quickly.
With Altium Designer you are able to:
Specify and set hole tolerance attributes for specific vias and pads– quickly set the pad/via tolerances using the properties of each
Create hole tolerance attributes for a via or pad template– specify hole tolerances using a via or pad template
Set hole tolerance attributes for multiple vias or pads at once– efficiently set the hole tolerance for multiple vias or pads at the same time
Add hole tolerance to via shielding/via stitching– save time by adding hole tolerances for multiple stitching vias
Display hole tolerance in the Drill Table– easily view tolerances in the drill table (in one or two columns)
When you use Altium Designer, you can rest assured knowing your board will be manufactured correctly. Sign up for a free trial and get started with Altium Designer today.