22 June 2012 Altium design secret three: Using board cutouts in components Board cutouts make it easier to create routed, non round holes in the pcb for mechanical elements such as plastic mounting tabs and bosses. But in some instances it's best to make the cutout part of a component. There are some careful considerations needed when doing this as this video shows. Author Altium Comment on this article Websites http://www.altium.com/ Companies Altium Ltd This material is protected by Findlay Media copyright See Terms and Conditions. One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not. For multiple copies contact the sales team. Enjoy this story? People who read this article also read... Alternative back-up power With outdoor events like concerts, events and festivals now ... Read Article NIDays 2013 NIDays is a technical conference designed specifically for ... Read Article Southern Manufacturing This year, Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is set to be ... Read Article Microcontrollers deliver ... Microchip has launched what it describes as the 'world's lowest ... Read Article What you think about this article: Add your comments Name Email Comments Your comments/feedback may be edited prior to publishing. Not all entries will be published. Please view our Terms and Conditions before leaving a comment.