[Noisebridge-discuss] SMT stencils with new Vinyl cutter?

Taylor Alexander tlalexander at gmail.com
Mon Mar 11 23:58:35 UTC 2013

Awesome, thanks! The more I look at the Cameo, I think I can convince us to
buy one at work, so I may do that and just play with that. Glad to know
though that if I need a stencil and don't feel like etching my own I can
always take a trip up to NB and try the vinyl cutter.

On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 4:48 PM, Casey Callendrello <c1 at caseyc.net> wrote:

>  Taylor,
> The Silhouette Cameo seems to have a maximum pressure of 210g - while our
> cutter claims 600g of pressure. I wasn't able to find great specifications
> for the Cameo.  So it should work just fine, but I'm not sure. We're
> cutting 3mil vinyl with absolutely no trouble.
> The one we have is the
> http://www.uscutter.com/USCutter-MH-Series-Vinyl-Cutter-w-Sure-Cuts-A-Lot-Pro-Design-Cut-Software- the 50"
> --Casey
> On 3/11/13 4:38 PM, Taylor Alexander wrote:
> Just saw an article on Hackaday about cutting PCB stencils with a little
> hobby cutter, but the writer suggested that a "normal" vinyl cutter (like
> this<http://www.uscutter.com/USCutter-MH-Series-Vinyl-Cutter-w-Sure-Cuts-A-Lot-Pro-Design-Cut-Software>,
> and I think like the new one we got) might work better. Anyone have an idea
> if this new cutter could cut 4mil mylar for fine pitch SMT parts? If the
> answer is "maybe" I might investigate (thought I rarely have time to visit
> the city), or if anyone else wants to investigate, I can provide sample PCB
> stencil files to play with in whatever format.
> Original article:
> http://www.hackeda.com/blog/start-printing-pcb-stencils-for-about-200/
>  -Taylor
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