The ProtoMat S103 is the premier system in the LPKF S-Series line of printed circuit board milling machines. It is capable of processing advanced PCB applications with ease thanks to system features such as optical fiducial recognition and milling resolution of 0.002 mils.
The ProtoMat S103 works straight from CAD data to process boards. Standard features unique to the system include a vacuum table for reworking damaged PCBs and securing delicate or flexible materials, as well as a non-contact depth limiter, or air-foot, which ensures nothing comes in contact with the board but the tool. This feature is especially useful for those working with RF and microwave designs.
4 mil traces and spacing are common on a wide range of materials with drill holes as small as 6 mil; smaller features may be possible dependent on tooling, copper thickness, substrate type and peel strength. The ProtoMat S103 also includes software controlled 2.5D milling for pocket milling and cutting or drilling of aluminum, brass, copper and plastics allowing for metal core PCB development. Solder paste dispensing is also a standard feature if a clean/dry compressed air supply is provided.
Technical Specifications: ProtoMat S103
|Max. Material size and layout area (X/Y/Z)||229 mm x 305 mm x 35/22 mm (9" x 12" x 1.4/0.9")*|
|Resolution (X/Y)||0.5 µm (0.02 mil)|
|Repeatability||± 0.001 mm (± 0.04 Mil)|
|Precision of front-to-back alignment||± 0.02 mm (± 0.8 mil)|
|Milling Spindle||Max. 100,000 rpm, Software controlled|
|Tool Change||Automatic, 15 positions|
|Milling Width Adjustment||Automatic|
|Tool Holder||3.175 mm (1/8")|
|Drilling Speed||120 strokes/min|
|Travel Speed (X/Y)||Max. 150 mm/s (6"/s)|
|X/Y-Drive||3-Phase stepper motor|
|Z-Drive||2-Phase stepper motor|
|Solder Paste Dispense||>0.3 mm (0.11") (dot) >0.4 mm (0.015") (pad)|
|Dimensions (WxHxD)||670 mm x 540 mm x 840 mm (26.4" x 21.3" x 33")|
|Weight||60kg (132 lbs)|
|Power Supply||90-240V, 50-60Hz, 450W|
|Compressed Air Supply||6 Bar (87 psi), 100 l/min (3.5 cfm)|
|Required Accessories||PC, Dust Extraction|
* Value for Z without/with vaccuum table
Technical specifications subject to change.