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Cutting PCBs at home
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Cutting PCBs at home

by Shaos on Sat Mar 13, 2010 12:12 am

It looks like ordering production of PCBs that are combining from 2 or more smaller PCBs is cheaper than ordering small PCBs separately
Problem is I need to cut them "professionally" at home to sell them online. What is cheapest way to do that? Some specific tools or techniques? Thanks!
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Re: Cutting PCBs at home

by adafruit on Sat Mar 13, 2010 2:26 pm


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Re: Cutting PCBs at home

by Shaos on Sat Mar 13, 2010 7:54 pm

adafruit wrote:http://forums.adafruit.com/viewforum.php?f=44


Thanks! This is what I'm looking for:

viewtopic.php?f=44&t=13348

But "business" aspect is also interesting - does it make sense to do this kind of thing?
I mean combining small PCBs in big one. Or ordering production of them separately is more logical?
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Re: Cutting PCBs at home

by Shaos on Wed May 04, 2011 7:08 pm

Finally I got this one: http://www.newark.com/mega/3205034/shea ... dp/71C5375

It's little bit too expensive, but it does what it should do (except it can't properly cut some types of PCBs - it makes edges broken from one side, but not for ones from pcbexpress that I use all the time - it works for them pretty good)

P.S. Packaging from Farnell was funny ;)
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