Step 5: The Etching Method

For The Etching Method :-

1. Boil Approx. 500 ml Of Water In A Utensil For 15-20 Minutes. The Hotter The Water is, The Less Time The Etching Method Will Take.

2. Pour Ferric Chloride In The Small Container.

3. Now, Pour The Boiling Water In Ferric Chloride. (The Hotter The Water is, The Less Time The Etching Method Will Take) (Do Not Completely Fill the Container)

4. Also Pour the Boiling Water In The Big Container (Again, Do Not Completely Fill It)

5. Now Put The Small Container In The Big Container, After Doing That Put The Board In The Small Container

6. Keep Checking That The Copper Is Removed Or Not.
Hold The Board With Tweezers(Not With Hands Like I Am Doing, As It Is A Chemical).

7. If The Copper Is Completely Removed(Like This) Then, The Etching Is Done.
It's not important<br>
<p>oh ok </p>
<p>can i do the printing part with a photocopier?</p>
Yes you can!<br>
<p>and what should i use to protect the tracks in the PCB from<br><em> oxidation ?<br></em></p>
<p>Thanks for answer :)</p>
Couldn't I just draw all of it with a Sharpie
You can, but it won't be as accurate as it'll be when you print it.
<p>grt tutotal ... but i m stuck at printing part ... i have an inkjet printer ... what should i do ? i used express pcb to design layout .... </p>
<p>sorry, but u cannot do it with an inkjet printer, u can use a shared laser printer of someone u know!.</p><p>Thank You</p>
Just to make sure before I mess it up, if you don't have a laser printer, you can draw it with a sharpie?
thanks for the reply ..... is there any alternative way to laser printer ? i know its silly but at current situation worth A TRY FOR ME ...
<p>That's bad ass.</p>
<p>what is the track size in proteus you used ?</p>
<p>what is do you made?</p>
I've made a VU METER.
<p>bhai, photo studio me photo paper rehethe na.. vo istamal kar sakthe he?</p>
<p>After the iron,under the copper it's all black, is it possible that my <br>iron is too hot, the iron settings is before steam. What do you suggest? <br> thank you!|</p>
<p>After Ironing, The Printed Tracks(On Paper) Will Be Transferred To The Plate, And After That You Have To Dip That Plate In Ferric Chloride.</p>
thanks,it's clear explained.
Welcome :)

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