What is Photo Etching
Photochemical Machining (PCM) is a high quality, fast turn-around, economical way of manufacturing precision, detailed metal parts such as screens, shields, grids, washers RFI/EMI Shielding, Filters, Lead Frames, Encoder Disks, Buss Bar, Flat Springs, Heat Sinks, Drive Bands, Electrical Contacts, Ribbon Shields, Laminates, Backplates, EMP grids, Signage, Plaques.
The Photo Chemical Machining process has 9 essential steps to achieve simple or complex thin-metal components of one to one million parts. This is a very economical option for research and development or prototype phase of a project when quick turnaround is vital. Our PCM process is used to etch through metal thicknesses between .0005″ to .060″ and between .060″ to .250″ for depth etching on metal only.
1. ENGINEERING SUPPORT
Our Engineer is available to assist in designing your product for the best Photo Chemical Machining results including which alloy material best suits your product for form, fit and function.
- Provide low cost prototypes
- In house forming