how do you make about 100 holes of 0.4mm diameter in metal fast to create metal mesh? what equipment can help me?
- PhilomelLv 71 month ago
100 holes? Just use an electric hand drill and patience. It should take less than an hour.
At 5 holes/minute that's 20 minutes unless it's thick metal.
You could just buy screen at a hardware store.
- roderick_youngLv 71 month ago
Is there a reason you wouldn't just buy the part off Amazon or something? Look for "speaker grill". https://www.onlinemetals.com/en/buy/aluminum/0-063...
If it's thin metal, like foil, could you just punch holes with a nail? Does it have to be really nice?
If you need a precision, arbitrary pattern, google "solder stencil". There are tons of places that will make any pattern you want.
If the metal is thick, then you might take it to a metal fab shop, and ask them to put it on their CNC machine. Or if you have a friend that works in a place with such a machine, maybe the friend could just do it for you as a favor.
- 1 month ago
Chemical etching through a mask. Find a shop to do it for you. The equipment is very expensive.
- Jim MoorLv 71 month ago
100 holes is hardly worth an automated or exotic machine. Just use an cross measure, punch (to keep drill bit from seeking), drill or a drill press.
If this is production, that's different. A CNC, water cutter, laser cutter, etc can all do it. Or just outsource and get it really cheap.
- How do you think about the answers? You can sign in to vote the answer.
- oil field trashLv 71 month ago
To do just a few a laser cutting machine is the best choice.
For high production runs a hydraulic stamping machine may also be cost effective
- 異域秦後人Lv 71 month ago
LASER CUTTING TOOL IS THE FAST WAY TO DO THIS TASK.