Pen Holder

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Pen Holder

Release status: Experimental

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This Pen Holder can be used to draw circuit boards with an etch resistant pen and is printable on a RepRap. Besides the RP parts all that is needed to operate it is a rubber band which holds the pen in place.

CAD Models will follow soon


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Pigment ink type

This pens have a pigment ink that should resist to etch acid. People are printing PCBs with Epson printers which have his DureBrite pigment ink that resists to etch acid.

Here a list of pigment ink pens:


  • plot the design on PCB;
  • put PCB on oven for a few minutes to dry the ink very well;
  • etch the PCB.

Gerber RS274X to GCoder Converter

A little Java program to convert Gerber RS274X files, which can be exported from Eagle, to GCode.

download link will follow soon