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copper plating in PADS pcb

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vivek20055

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Hi,

I am designing a 4 layer pcb in PADS software.

I need to use copper plate for a connection in my design.

can anyone tell me what is plating????

And what is the need and use of plating for copper area or traces???



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Vivek Alaparthi
 

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Hi vivek,
select Copper draw it in Top where You want and then copy in soldermask layer in same location (that means soldermask opening )

In your design may be has high current in this connection so that only they prefer copper platting and for shielding purpose copper plating is used
 

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