Quality in Action Award

We are proud to announce that we have recently been awarded the Action Together – Quality in Action Award. Action Together are a local organisation that supports community groups throughout Oldham and Tameside. You can find out more about Action Together  at...

Upgrading a cheap Chinese surface mount oven

I sometimes have the need to make many surface mount printed circuit boards. Typically these take me about 30 minutes per board to make manually with a soldering iron.  I have been looking for a way to improve this time. Surface mount PCBs are made professionally by...

Encapsulating PCBs in acrylic resin

I’ve been trying to optimise the way I make Milestag sensor domes. These are electronic sensors that receive infra red light and convert this into a stream of binary data. The electronics need to be protected with a cover that is transparent to this light....

side project, kill la kill scissor blade part 2

The sword was now ready to paint, the pva glue had provided a good surface for great coverage from this painting was easy, I used automotive spray paint it wasn’t any expensive brand but the coverage was great, a layer of primer even though I had pva glue which...