Category: Lab tools

3D printed template for soldering SMD connectors

Using a 3D printed object as a template / clamp, you can solder more easily SMD connectors. Soldering flux has been used, then at the end of the welding the circuit should be washed using isopropyl alcohol, the solder flux

Posted in 3D printing, FABtotum, Lab tools, PCB, Tinkering, Tutorial

FABtotum dust cleaner after milling

3D printed tool for clean the dust and debris inside of the FABtotum Personal Fabricator after milling. The hose adapter it’s designed to be connected on a vacuum cleaner via a corrugated tube of 25 mm outer diameter. The main

Posted in 3D printing, CNC, FABtotum, GitHub, Lab tools, PCB, Tinkering, Uncategorized, Woodworking

PCB holders for CNC milling

The holders are designed for work on the FABtotum personal fabricator but they can be useful with all desktop CNC milling machines. Suitable for M3 and M4 screws, 4 mm hole on the holder. I use this holders with two

Posted in 3D printing, CNC, FABtotum, Lab tools, PCB

3D printable enclosure for capacimeter test lead tweezer adapter

For better handling it, i have designed a 3D printable enclosure for the adapter using FreeCAD. It’s available on Thingiverse. Further detail on the wiki.

Posted in 3D printing, Lab tools, Tinkering

DIY adapter for using SMD test lead tweezer as capacimeter on a economic multimeter

In economic multimeters the connectors for measuring capacitors they are not bushes but rather simple metal sheets. With few components I’ve built an adapter to be able to use a test lead tweezer on a multimeter. I am started from

Posted in Lab tools, Tinkering
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