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Soldering Jig

by LucidOne, published

Soldering Jig by LucidOne Feb 25, 2012

Description

Here is an idea from our manufacturing team at I Heart Engineering for speeding up the assembly process for through hole components. Great for making sure your connector is not put on crooked and is ideal for short production runs.

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That looks great. It made me think we need something that automatically generates the jig from PCB eCAD files. I think it should be possible with KiCAD.

Here is one I made for a small production run of 10 boards that turned in to a large run of 100 boards: http://www.thingiverse.com/thi...

I got my soldering time (for the through holes) to about a minute at the end. Saved me a lot of headaches!

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BSD License
Soldering Jig by LucidOne is licensed under the BSD License license.

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Instructions

1) Print
2) Solder
3) Sell
4) Ship
5) ???
6) Profit!

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brettjones on Feb 27, 2012 said:

Here is one I made for a small production run of 10 boards that turned in to a large run of 100 boards: http://www.thingiverse.com/thi...

I got my soldering time (for the through holes) to about a minute at the end. Saved me a lot of headaches!

LucidOne on Feb 27, 2012 said:

That looks great. It made me think we need something that automatically generates the jig from PCB eCAD files. I think it should be possible with KiCAD.

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