HP plotters

From: Mike Ford <mikeford_at_socal.rr.com>
Date: Fri Sep 3 03:32:45 1999

>At 09:07 AM 9/2/99 -0600, Dick wrote:
>>I had one fellow describe to me how he rigged his pen in the 7475 so he
>>could draw his PCB layouts directly on the copper. That certainly wouldn't
>>work with my inkjet printer!
> I've heard that there are knifes available that can be used in them to
>cut strip lines on copper PCB and knifes for cutting out vinyl and other
>materials but I don't know what they cost or where you can get them. Does
>anyone know any more about them?
> Joe

Gerber, I think, used to have a system using a tiny router (like a drill
bit, except designed to cut sideways) to cut out circuit traces for board

Roland packaged a system with a plotter and swiveling exacto knife "pen"
that most sign shops used to cut letters for banners etc.
Received on Fri Sep 03 1999 - 03:32:45 BST

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