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CAM Tooling Process and CAM Naming Conventions

Six Stages of CAM tooling process.

1. Design rule checking (DRC)

2. ACT's Manufacturing review

3. Single-image edits, if necessary

4. Design for Manufacturing (DFM) enhancements

5. Panelization (allows you to save cost)

6. Fabrication Detailed Outlined

 

File Output Naming Conventions

  • L* = Layer Number
  • ST = Silkscreen Top
  • SB = Silkscreen Bottom
  • MT = Mask Top
  • MB = Mask Bottom
  • PT = Paste Top
  • PB = Paste Bottom
  • AT = Assembly Top
  • AB = Assembly Bottom
  • AD = Assembly Drawing (Both Top & Bottom or Single Side)
  • DD = Drill Drawing



 

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