[OT]Homebrew PCB fabrication

From: Tom Jennings <tomj_at_wps.com>
Date: Sun Feb 20 15:57:01 2005

On Sun, 20 Feb 2005, Wai-Sun Chia wrote:

> 1. What do you folks use for tinning PCB tracks? I'm still doing it
> the old-fashioned way...by hand! :-)

Electroless tin plating solution rules! GC (is it GC Electronics?)
makes it, try mail order. Horrible old Marvac-Dow in California
sells it.

> 2. Is there a way to laminate PCBs (i.e. the green protective layer on
> the solder side) using home "technology"?

Masking off the solder holes would be tough. There's plenty of coatings
and aerosols.
Received on Sun Feb 20 2005 - 15:57:01 GMT

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