2024-01-09 (Tu) AugLim RADARBadge KiCAD implementation

I wanted to make a PCB with my CNC machine and assumed I could easily convert my spiral into a tool path. With a couple of modifications, adding some vias at the spiral tips and start should have been no trouble, but converting a series of 2D polylines into a 3D trough was not arbitrary.

I looked into programs that could convert PCB designs into millable G-code and found a popular open-source version. I brought one spiral design into KiCAD, revised it several times to accommodate the software, and drafted a usable design with vias at the spiral tips.
KiCAD and 3D view

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