DIY De-panelizing PCB’s

Posted on Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 in BP v4, DIY by DP

Want to get more out of the cheap PCB services? This is just what Systemstech did when he ordered Bus Pirate LCD adapter v4 to be made. He was able to fit 3 boards on a single 10cmx10xm PCB.  All that was left was for him to cut out the board with a scroll saw.

Grab the Bus Pirate LCD adapter v3 for $9.00 at Seeed.

Via the forum.

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4 Responses to “DIY De-panelizing PCB’s”

  1. r4k says:

    I’m not sure how this got posted, or how it has gone without comment for nearly a day now. Glass composites will destroy non-carbide saw blades almost instantly in addition to creating lots of toxic dust. If you want to use a saw to cut fiberglass, you really want to be using a diamond cutting wet saw. You can get small tile-cutting saws (and blades) fairly cheap for straight cuts and diamond bandsaws (intended for lapidary use) for cutting curves.

  2. systemstech says:

    Thanks for you suggestion it works great.

  3. Matseng says:

    I had to lookup the definition of “lapidary”. So for those who don’t know what it is….

    “A lapidary (or lapidarist) is an artist or artisan who forms stone, mineral, gemstones into decorative items such as engraved gems, including cameos.”

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