The Etching process is ideally suited to the manufacture of metal components in both small and high volume.
Low tooling costs coupled to extremely short lead times makes our process ideal for prototyping parts or producing parts for short lead time product launches.
Photo Etch Consultants specialise in the manufacture of metal components from prototypes through to volume production.
Because of the flexibility of the process in terms of materials that can be processed and parts that can be manufactured, the following is an overview of the scope of our etching service.

Parts we produce include:
Shims
Lead Frames
Encoder Discs
Washers
Shims
Meshes
Spring Valves
Busbars
Contacts
Nameplates

The materials components can be manufactured from include:
Brass
Copper
Phosphor Bronze
Beryllium Copper
Mild Steel
Nickel Silver
Aluminium
Stainless Steel
Copper alloys


Our expertise allows us to advise on the design criteria as well as the suitability of a material for a particular application.

We can undertake all elements of manufacture ranging from design through to product finishing.

Post etch finishing processes include:
Plating
Printing
Forming
Packaging
Tape & Reel

Due to the current pressures of lead time to market, we pride ourselves in providing full and flexible support to your own companies design and manufacturing function in order to facilitate the timely delivery of crucial components.