9 DFM tips for solder mask and silkscreen

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10 and 11 here…

Watch for vias that get too close to the pad and leave the potential for solder to wick down the via hole.
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Watch for pads that flood over vs ones with small traces. The assembly can be uneven because the “larger” pad spreads the solder paste out more.

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Good point!