Using LPKF's Easycontac Rivet System


The EasyContac kit from LPKF literally lets you rivet in your plated through holes. This is totally old school: people used to do this decades ago when etching their own boards. Now we do it because we’re in a rush :)

Instead of explaining the whole process, There’s a short and well illustrated online manual that you should just read.

When you’re ready to design your board using the EasyContac kit, here’s a handy-dandy spreadsheet of the available rivet sizes and all the measurements you’ll need to use them.