Electronic Manufacturing, electronics podcast, MacroFab, macrofab engineering podcast
Podcast
280

MEP EP#280: Don’t Worry About It

Podcast Notes

  • Adventures in plastic injection molding
    • Beating the bubble
      • Finding a new method of shooting the material to adjust for issues
      • Change ejector pin depth
    • Change material
      • Light bleed
      • Texturing
  • Right to Repair is going global 
  • Uncle’s Brewery Update
    • Setup the boxes
    • Boiled water and got all the hoses cut
    • Next Steps
      • Mock brew day with lye
      • Brew a batch!
  • PCBs for 30W Power Amp
    •  Stephen opens up fresh PCBs for his recent power amplifier project
  • Resin Printer Update
    • Liqcreate Strong-X Resin
      • Strength is amazing
      • Post processing is a bit more involved
    • Going to try “chroming” next
      • Electroless Copper 
        • Caswell kit
        • This is the process PCB manufacturers use to plate the inside of PCB vias
      • Copper plating
        • Thicken up the thin electroless copper layer
      • Nickel plating
        • For corrosion resistance and strengthen the plating
      • Copy Chrome

Actuator design for Stephen's dome switches.

Actuator design for Stephen’s dome switches.

Brewery for Parker's Uncle's brewpub.

Brewery for Parker’s Uncle’s brewpub.

Bracket for the Jeep project that Parker printed out of Liqcreate's Strong-X Resin.

Bracket for the Jeep project that Parker printed out of Liqcreate’s Strong-X Resin.

Bracket for the Jeep project that Parker printed out of Liqcreate's Strong-X Resin.

Bracket for the Jeep project that Parker printed out of Liqcreate’s Strong-X Resin.

 


Special thanks to whixr over at Tymkrs for the intro and outro!

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