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Plated and Non-Plated Slots and Cutouts

About this tutorial

This tutorial shows you the capabilities and what you need to do to achieve elongated holes, plated and non-plated slots and cutouts.


Plated Slots

We support plated slots with a length of up to 15.0mm (5/8 Inch) and a width of 0.7mm (0.027 in) to 2.8mm (0.11 in).

AISLER - Typical use case of plated slots

Typical use case of plated slots.

As we give a gurantee on our renderings you should always use the Board Viewer to check if plated slots are detected properly. Use the "Highlight Drills" Button for this. AISLER - Highlight drills function

Enable drill highlight

AISLER - Plated Slots in the Drawing

This plated slot will be manufactured properly, shown by the orange color.

Eagle Users should always check if a slot was detected as plated or non-plated slot.

Cutouts and Non-Plated Slots

Cutouts and Non-Plated Slots will always be milled and may have any shape you like. Please note that our smallest milling tool diameter is 1.6 mm (0,063 in) and ensure, that all Cutouts or Non-Plated Slots have at least this size.

AISLER - Cutout with milling path highlighted

Cutout with milling path highlighted.

AISLER - Non-Plated Slots with milling path highlighted

Non-Plated Slots with milling path highlighted.