Posts Tagged ‘SMT stencil’

Laser etching SMT stencils tutorial

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Felix Rusu of LowPowerLab has posted a detailed tutorial on how to laser etch SMT stencils: In this blog post I want to show you my new method that I’ve been using since I’ve purchased a laser cutter from china. It’s using the laser to etch stencils out of transparency plastic (mylar). Chances...

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Homebrew SMT stencil

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Andre shares this short article on how to make homebrew solder paste stencils from 0.1mm brass plates. Via the contact form.

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  • Joe Desbonnet: Ya, I can recommend the low melting point solder. I used brand 'ChipQuik' and it's amazingly easy to use.
  • Jerome: I need a new BusPirate for the Fablab ;) Many thanks!
  • Max: Seems like an unexpectedly violent way to remove the chip indeed. A hot air station should of course do the job just fine, but in...
  • jose: Part removal described here is pure butchery, the cheapest hot air station will do a fast and clean job removing the QFP, heat air to...
  • Cody: Yes please