Re: Repair plastic circuit trace
- Thankyou guys for the ideas,
"Done and working with the pen! $20 from Reset. The original traces
are far more robust and handled quite a bit of scraping to remove
the varnish. A bit goopier and messy than I expected but seems quite
flexible. Covered it over with some Mylar, heat resistant, tape.
We'll see what time and heat does to it!"
--- In ORE_bits@yahoogroups.com, "Ken@..." <klmckinnon@...> wrote:
> There is a paint that you can get (I'm thinking Active has it) And
> there is this silver conductive pen....
> Nice short link. There is also a liquid for repairing window
> that may do the trick. And it's at your friendly Canadian Tire
> As well, I have done solder repairs on flexible trace, (mylar), but
> didn't do so well when it was cheap plastic.
> Trick is to use a damp paper towel underneath it to keep the
> area as cool as possible. If it is graphite, I don't think this
> work, and the penalty of failure is a big hole in the plastic....
> ronhedge wrote:
> > I am looking at a way to repair a trace on one of those flexible
> > plastic circuits. It looks like the conductive material is
> > Any Ideas ?
> > RonH