How to make GBC 65 laminator hotter?

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by Robin Mitchell, Mar 25, 2012.

  1. Robin Mitchell

    Thread Starter Well-Known Member

    Oct 25, 2009
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    Hi everyone,

    I followed the PCB Fab in a box to make pcb's with the laminator they suggested, the GBC-H65. I bought one (£50) and it does bugger all. I opened it up hoping that it was a simple NTC resistor but found that the board is a little complex. Does anyone know how to increase the temperature of the laminator so that it can melt the toner onto the copper clad boards???

    Many thanks,
    Robin!
     
  2. spinnaker

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    Oct 29, 2009
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    I bought the GBC 212 and it has a heat control. I crank it all the way up and it seems to do fine.

    Really tiny boards it seems to have issues but other than that I get good results.
     
  3. jrm

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    Oct 11, 2011
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    I'm not ure about the GBC 65 but with the 220 you can swap the two drive gears which helps a bit.
     
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