PCB LASER DIRECT STRUCTURING (LDS)
Laser Ablating $12.50/Minute¹ + Materials
Set-Up, CAM, Drilling, and Routing $75.00/Hour
SET-UP, CAM, DRILLING, AND ROUTING TIME ESTIMATES
Turnaround Time: 1 Hour
Two-sided board without through-hole plating
Turnaround Time: 2 Hours
Two-sided board with through-hole plating and silver conductive epoxy
Turnaround Time: 4 Hours
Two-sided board with through-hole plating and silver conductive epoxy and pressed/laminated polyamide solder-stop
Turnaround Time: 1 Day
These are ideal estimates, based on ready-to-go artwork, machine and operator availability, and all process materials being on hand. If quick turnaround times are important to your business or project, we can arrange a custom SLA.
LDS PRICING EXAMPLE
Medium single sided board on 1/2oz copper clad (Arduino shield) with surface mounted parts, one drill size, and custom contour routing
4 Minutes of Protolaser time:
$50 with membership/$62.50 without membership
30 minutes of Protolabor time, pro-rated:
$37.50 with and without membership
Total price without membership: $100.00
Total price with membership: $87.50
Pricing is dependent on thickness of material to ablate, substrate type, material removal toolpath, drill sizes and availability of materials.
¹ 5-Minute Minimum (without membership)
² Half-Day Minimum. Includes screening of soldermask, placement, and reflow. PCBs, components and solder stencils are not included.