The Squink “personal factory” 3D-prints and assembles circuit boards in minutes
- Max Teodorescu for Hearst Electronic Products July 22nd, 2014
- Source: http://www.electronicproducts.com/Manufacturing/IC_and_Board_Assembly/The_Squink_personal_factory_3D_prints_and_assembles_circuit_boards_in_minutes.aspx
Household 3D-printers are convenient, fabricating all manner of necessary knick-knacks from broken shower curtain rings to toothpaste tube rollers. A team of engineers from NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering decided there was a need to impart this same manner of convenience into the world of electric circuit design. And so, they created the Squink, a desk-side, personal factory for prototyping electronic circuits by printing and assembling circuits onto flexible or rigid substrates. Read more.