26686Re: Tech Weekend after action report (IBM 029)
- Jul 3, 2012I don't etch my own cards very often any more, but I ones I do, are also done with the laser toner method. I used to use glossy photo paper, but switched to using a glossy page ripped out of a magazine, which works better for me. I try to find a page with a lot of white space. You don't want to know about how I keep the etchant warm. :-)
Actually I was thinking of Goo Gone, but that is also oily.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Mike Loewen <mloewen@...> wrote:
> On Mon, 2 Jul 2012, Mike wrote:
> > Very nice job on the arc suppresion card! Clearly you put some thought and effort into that.
> Thanks, Mike. I used the toner transfer method, with Pulsar's paper:
> Instead of an iron, I have a modified GBC H-220 pouch laminator:
> I built my own etching tank out of clear plexiglass, with an aquarium
> heater and an aquarium bubbler air pump. After etching, I tinned all the
> copper traces (except the edge connector) with solder. My only concern is
> the edge connector traces oxidizing over time, but I applied a layer of
> DeOxit and hoped for the best.
> > Anyone know what rubber roller rejuvenator is composed of - the color
> > and the mention of citris remind me of goof off... any chance that it is
> > the same stuff. I have an old HP laserjet that is jamming requently and
> > needs some attention.
> Goof Off is very oily to the touch, where the roller rejuvenator is
> not. I've also used it with great success on laser printer rollers. Do
> NOT use GC Electronics 10-8602 Belt & Drive Non Slip - it's too sticky.
> Mike Loewen mloewen@...
> Old Technology http://sturgeon.css.psu.edu/~mloewen/Oldtech/
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