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Friday, August 13, 2010

Two PCB Mills - Jonathan Ward and Ilan Moyer

Make your own PCB Mechanical Routing/Erosion/Milling Machine at a low cost.

PCB Mill - Jonathan Ward - MIT

"Design a low cost circuit board milling machine optimized to be mass-produced."

Low Cost PCB Mill lan Moyer

Low Cost PCB Mill lan Moyer

The overall device has a working area of 4" x 6" with a footprint roughly the size of a letter-sized sheet of paper. Capstan drives were chosen for their simplicity and low cost, and also serve as torque limiters to prevent excessive loads on the small-diameter drive cables.

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