Re: UK supplier of FR4/G10
thanks for the info but not much help here in the states a carbide blade
will work a good thing to control dust is to rig up a good vacuum cleaner
with a built in dust filter and wear a dust mask
From: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
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Date: Thursday, February 24, 2000 5:25 PM
Subject: Re: UK supplier of FR4/G10
>Original Poster: "Jim Lux" <jimlux-at-jpl.nasa.gov>
>Cutting G10 is best (in the sense of cheaply) done with a sharp steel saw
>blade, which will be instantly dull (from cutting all those glass fibers).
>For real, people use diamond grid blades (which work very well).
>Carbide tipped blades aren't recommended.
>I used the cold saw at work to cut a bunch of fiberglass structural
>materials, and wound up paying to have the blade sharpened. Made nice
>cuts, but that fiberglass dust is horrible stuff. I itched for weeks....
>> From: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
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>> Subject: UK supplier of FR4/G10
>> Date: Wednesday, February 23, 2000 11:45 PM
>> Original Poster: "bob golding" <yubba-at-clara-dot-net>
>> Hi all,
>> I have located a UK supplier of 9.6mm FR4/G10. We will have to buy a 3
>> foot x 2 foot sheet, but it works out much cheaper than carp brand
>> One sheet costs £136.68 which works out at £22.78 for a 12" x 12" piece
>> plus cutting and postage. I will investigate getting it cut, (any ideas
>> the best way to cut it? will it guillotine ?). If anyone wants to come in
>> on this contact me off list.
>> bob golding