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In this video, Limor of Adafruit Industries shows how she laser-cuts masks for PCBs for easier application of solder paste (think: silk-screen inking) and then uses her reflow robo-skillet, controlled by her new Safe-T-Flow controller, to solder an SMT chip onto one of her Boarduino clone kits.

Making the Safe-T-Flow part II – Using it! An arduino controlled robotic skillet for SMT

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Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture, including the first book about the web (Mosaic Quick Tour) and the Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Building Robots. He is currently working on a best-of collection of his writing, called Borg Like Me.


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