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The quality of a board and SMD assembly largerly depends on the CAD software settings concerning gerber and formats.

Our advice:

  • define the size of soldermask against pad’s copper enlarged by 2 mils. Parameters have various names in different CAD/CAM versions e.g. solder mask pad extend;
  • define pad’s size on the paste layer as diminution by 2 mils against the size of a copper layer. Parameters have various names in different CAD/CAM versions e.g. paste layer shrink;
  • gerbers should be presented from the copomnents’ side (top side) – no mirror reflections;
  • preferred gerber formats:RS-274X, 4.4, INCH;
  • preferred drill format EXCELLON, 2:4, ascii none; trailing zero, INCH;
  • we use the following naming system:
    • name_project.TOP – Cu layer on the TOP (components)
    • name_project.INT1
    • name_project.INT2
    • name_project.INTn – the rest of copper layers numbered from the TOP
    • name_projektu.BOT – copper layer – BOT side (soldering side)
    • name_project.TOPMASK – soldermask layer TOP
    • name_project.BOTMASK – soldermask layer BOT
    • name_project.TOPPASTE – paste layer TOP
    • name_project.BOTPASTE –paste layer BOT
    • name_project.TOPSILK – designation TOP
    • name_project.BOTSILK – designation BOT
    • name_project.DRL – drill layer.

    Obviously it is not the only option – we will adjust to client’s version. We recommend a free programme to view gerber and drill files: http://sourceforge.net/projects/gerbv/files/gerbv.

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