Prototype Printed Circuit Board Fabrication

Laser Printed Artwork ...

The artwork printed from the PCB design software is used to expose pre-sensitized blank photoresist PCB's. Here the PCB artwork is ready on the U.V. Light Box. Note this is a double-sided artwork. (Click image to see the artwork).

PCB guillotine ...

Using the guillotine to trim PCB's to the correct size.

Developing & Washing ...

The exposed circuit pattern is developed and then washed using "Universal Developer".

Etching ...

Preparing to place the developed PCB in the Ferric Chloride bubble etch tank.

Drilling ...

Through and via holes drilled manually.

'Riveted' Plated Thru Holes ...

Small hollow copper rivets form 0.4mm plated through holes. (Click image to see the rivets).

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