• Obtaining my own FPGA driven DLP micromirror for photolithography

    09/04/2022 at 16:33 2 comments

    I work with PCB's a lot, directly in the creation process.

    Simply etching out the copper (I am usually using a LPKF mill) is generally not enough to make the board usable to the general public (or pleasant for yourself). Soldermask is generally applied over the copper (Solder-mask over copper, or SMOC) which is done via application of a thin paint that is cured selectively with a UV positive or negative image.

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