Posts Tagged ‘solderpaste stencil’

Soda pop can DIY solder paste stencil

Friday, February 8th, 2013

[embed][/embed] How to make solder paste stencils out of old soda pop cans. Applying the toner transfer method of etching and you can end up with a usable stencil. Via Adafruit.

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DIY solderpaste stencil etching

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Here's how to etch a solderpaste stencil. The process is similar to the UV photo etching method used for DIY PCBs. This is all well and good, but commercial stencils are expensive, and are massive overkill for prototype boards. Here is a method for producing a "good-enough" stencil using aluminium...

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