HOPE: PCB Manufacturing

The PCB manufacturing process can be complicated or simple, depending how much "finish" must be present in the final process.

Fabrication Houses

More on surface finishes

An Expert’s Guide to PCB Surface Finishes | Bay Area Circuits
Applying the surface finish is one of the last steps of manufacturing a printed circuit board. The surface finish on a PCB is typically applied after the soldermask process and is designed to prevent oxidation of the remaining exposed copper, …

DIY Fabrication

DIY etching with 3D printer-drawn photomask

CNC etched PCBs