This 3D Printed Syringe Static Mixer Does It All

This 3D Printed Syringe Static Mixer Does It All

One trick for getting the bubbles out of freshly combined 2-part epoxy, aka degassing, is to go over it gently with the flame from a propane torch. But each the blending and degassing take time. [Gianteye] got here up with a 3D printed dual-syringe static mixing system which hurries up the method. Mixing tube inside If […]

Multi-Board Solder Stencils Explained

Multi-Board Solder Stencils Explained

There was a time when reflow soldering was an impossibly unique course of at our stage, one thing that solely probably the most superhuman of hackers might even dream of trying. But a demystification of the method plus the prepared availability of inexpensive PCB and stencil manufacture has rendered into the vary of virtually all […]

Dollar Store PCB Holder System

Dollar Store PCB Holder System

As you get into digital fabrication and restore, one of many first stuff you notice is how onerous it may be to carry a PCB nonetheless whilst you work on it. Securing them is tough because of their very nature: they’re usually bizarre shapes, fairly fragile, and naturally must be electrically remoted. If you don’t […]

How To Design Custom Shaped Boards In Fritzing

How To Design Custom Shaped Boards In Fritzing

If you’re trying to get began in designing a number of PCBs, you can use one of many many software program packages that can help you create a PCB rapidly, simply, and with a minimal quantity of fuss. You might additionally use Fritzing. Fritzing is terribad and also you shouldn’t use it, however that doesn’t […]

Simple Jig Uses Electromagnet For Clean Angle Grinder Cuts

Simple Jig Uses Electromagnet For Clean Angle Grinder Cuts

We prefer it when hacks are literal hack jobs, put along with what’s readily available to do a particular job. This quick and dirty angle grinder circle cutter definitely fills the invoice, and makes first rate cuts in sheet metallic as well. The construct begins with an unlikely supply for components – an previous automotive […]

Wireless Ring Light For SMD Microscope

Wireless Ring Light For SMD Microscope

When [Felix Rusu], maker of the favored Moteino boards which began life as wi-fi Arduino compatibles, says he’s made a wi-fi ring mild for his SMD microscope, we redirect our keystrokes to take a look. Of course, it’s a little bit of wordplay on his half. What he’s finished is made a new ring light […]

Box Joint Jig Does Barcodes

Box Joint Jig Does Barcodes

Woodworking is the advantageous artwork of turning useless tree carcasses into precision devices. That means breaking out the saws and chisels and making many, many exact cuts time and again. If you may have a desk noticed, each downside turns into a bit of wooden, or one thing like that, and we’ve seen some implausible […]

Move Aside Mercury: Measuring Temperature Accurately with an RTD

Move Aside Mercury: Measuring Temperature Accurately with an RTD

Temperature is among the most steadily measured bodily portions, and options prominently in lots of our initiatives, from climate stations to 3D printers. Most generally we’ll see thermistors, thermocouples, infrared sensors, or a devoted IC used to measure temperature. It’s even attainable to make use of solely an ordinary diode, resulting in some interesting techniques. […]

A Sneak Peek At The TS100 Soldering Iron’s Younger Sibling

A Sneak Peek At The TS100 Soldering Iron’s Younger Sibling

Many readers shall be aware of the TS100 soldering iron, a light-weight and highly effective software with an built-in temperature controller in its deal with based mostly upon an STM32 microcontroller. As an iron it’s a pleasure to make use of, it has hackable code, and it has develop into a agency favorite inside our […]

Putting Crimpers to the Test: How Good Are Our Crimp Tools?

Putting Crimpers to the Test: How Good Are Our Crimp Tools?

Almost each challenge of mine from the final quarter century, if it has contained any wiring, has featured someplace at the least one crimp connector. There are a multiplicity of various kinds of crimp, however on this case I’m referring to the ever present selection with a purple, blue, or yellow colored plastic sleeve denoting […]