2. Tools List

Wire Strippers - strip wires to plug into ports & prepare for soldering



Sandpaper
- various grits (higher grit to lower grit for flaming) - sand the edges of the plastic after using the file to make it relatively even, use the highest grit and slowly downgrade to a smoother and lower grit till you hit 400 then prepare for flaming the edges.


Bandsaw - use to cut straight lines; use to cut all rectangular or straight-edged parts from acrylic plastic



18v Drill - Drill holes through acrylic only using plastic drillbits



Acrylic Glue - can be replaced with epoxy but not without substantial difficulty; used to put pieces of acrylic plastic



Plastic Drillbits - Use these to drill holes into plastic




Tape Measurer - Used to measure things out


Blowtorch
- Use to fire edges (after sandpaper)



Screwdrivers
- Phillips and Flathead



Scissors
- Cutting out solid works stencils



Soldering Iron - Soldering wires into ultrasonic sensor



Solder - Used to connect wires to ports in a chip


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