Questions tagged [acid-trap]

Phenomenon related to DIY PCB fabrication, where acid gets concentrated on tracks' sharp angles causing over-etching.

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What is an acid trap

I've heard about acid traps and that they are something from the days of yore. But what are they and how are they created?
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Are acid traps real? (2014)

Some people online say that acute angles in trace routing will cause these problems: "Acid Trap" - PCB etchant gets stuck in the corner, and eats away too much, causing open circuit "Peelable" - ...