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PCB milling with Sherline

Design rules

In order to make sure that the PCB will be possible to mills, use proper design rules for the Sherline.

The following is known to work:

  • Clearance: 10 mil
  • Minimum size: 10 mil

Here is a design rule file for Eagle:

Generating Gerbers

Any PCB design software can generate the Gerber and Excellon drill files.

In Eagle PCB, load this CAM file in the CAM processor to generate the files.

Generating gcode

Start the Sherline mill up as described on sherline_cnc_mill.

tool/pcb_milling_with_sherline.txt · Last modified: 2018/03/09 07:24 by colorcoded