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ProtoMat S-Series Quick Comparison

          Not Recommended Not Recommended Limited Limited Capable Capable Ideal Ideal
LPKF ProtoMat
E33
S43
S63
S103
  ProtoMat® E33 ProtoMat® S43 ProtoMat® S63 ProtoMat® S103
Drilling Speed/Minute   100   100   150   150
Travel Speed/Second 2" (50 mm) 6" (150 mm) 6" (150 mm) 6" (150 mm)
Spindle Motor RPM 33,000 RPM 40,000 RPM 60,000 RPM 100,000 RPM
Depth Sensing Mechanical Foot Mechanical Foot Mechanical Foot Contactless Air
Foot
Z Axis Control Stepper Motor
(0.4” travel)
Stepper Motor
(1” travel)
Stepper Motor
(1.4” travel)
Stepper Motor
(0.9” travel)
Tool Change/Positions Manual Manual
quick-release
Automatic/15 Automatic/15
         
Standard Features   Acoustic Cabinet
Motorized Z Axis
Acoustic Cabinet
15 Piece Auto
  Tool Change
Motorized Z Axis
Fiducial Camera
Acoustic Cabinet
15 Piece Auto
  Tool Change
Motorized Z Axis
Vacuum Table
Fiducial Camera
         
Optional Features   Vacuum Table
Fiducial Camera
ProConduct
  T-Hole Kit
Vacuum Table
ProConduct
  T-Hole Kit
ProConduct
  T-Hole Kit
         
Throughput
Capable
Capable
Ideal
Ideal
Flexibility
Limited
Limited
Capable
Ideal
Pocket/Channel Milling
Limited
Limited
Ideal
Ideal
Soft Substrates (RF/MW)
Limited
Limited
Capable
Ideal
Thin Substrates/Foils/Films
Limited
Limited
Capable
Ideal
Thick Substrates/Engraving
Capable
Capable
Ideal
Ideal
Single/Double Sided (FR4 or G10)
Ideal
Ideal
Ideal
Ideal
Multilayer Boards
(3-8 layers)
Not Recommended
Limited
Capable
Ideal
Populated Depaneling
Not Recommended
Not Recommended
Ideal
Ideal