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How to make a PCB yourself? Create your own DIY PCB with the laser.

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Engraving of Conductive Tracks on a Textolite Plate Covered with Copper Foil

We used Endurance 10 Watt DPSS Laser Nd:YAG, 1064 nm and short focal lens F=20mm

 

Task:

Making of a most accurate pattern of printed tracks on a textolite plate. Etching of the plate in ferric chloride.

How to make a PCB yourself? Create your own DIY PCB with the laser.

 

The course of work:

A copper-coated textolite plate (hereinafter referred to as a workpiece) is degreased with a solvent, after which its metal side is covered with a thin layer of paint.

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After the paint has dried, the workpiece is placed on the laser working table and fixed with tape.

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The prepared track pattern is inverted into negative (the tracks should be white, and the processed areas should be black).

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Laser running. Operating mode: speed 800 mm/min, 30% of power, 1 pass. At this step the laser removes a paint layer on those copper areas, which should be removed.

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After the laser processing, the workpiece is placed into a ferric chloride solution. The processed surface down.

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Etching in ferric chloride can take from 20 to 60 minutes. In our case, it took 40 minutes.

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Now you are all set and you know how to make your own DIY PCB at home or at your workshop

 

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