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== Physical resists  ==
 
== Physical resists  ==
  
Toner transfer with laser printer or copier- some printers won't work  
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* Toner transfer with laser printer or copier- some printers won't work  
 
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* Paint and burn off with the laser
Paint and burn off with the laser  
 
  
 
= Materials  =
 
= Materials  =

Revision as of 17:16, 17 December 2011

 

ATX HackerSpace Pages relating to
classes and tutorials
Mortar-board.jpg
Class List/Class Policy
2013 Course List
3D Printing
ATX Hackerspace 101 Class
Urban Exploration
Apollo - a solar generator
Basic and advanced Arduino
Basic Bartending
Web Development
Course creation in Moodle
Creating Corsets
Hack Eats
Ham Cram
How to use a transistor
Intro to shell
Laser Cutter Class
Leather and Lace Laser Class
Surface mount soldering class
Revolutions
Python
Online Tutorials
Editing the Wiki
Milling101
PCB Engraving 101
Etching101
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Photoprocesses

  • Presensitized boards
  • GC Chemicals PES spray
  • Riston lamination film

Physical resists

  • Toner transfer with laser printer or copier- some printers won't work
  • Paint and burn off with the laser

Materials

PCBs are the primary need

Copper, brass for artistic purposes

marble (dissolves in HCL)

Aluminum- very exothermic, prone to thermal runaway

Steel- generally, must be electrically etched away.  Stainless puts toxic chromium into the electrolyte.