Photo Chemical Machining
Prototype parts can be obtained in a short period of time, and the customer need not incur the high cost of conventional hard tooling.
PCM parts have the following benefits :-
- Tooling costs are low
- Designs can be complex
- Material remains free of surface burrs
- No change to material hardness, grain structure or ductility
PCM is employed in many types of industries such as:
What Kind of Materials Can Be Etched?
Some common materials that can etched in thickness from 0.05 mm to 1.2mm include:
- Alloy 42
- Beryllium Copper
- Carbon Steel
- Magnetic Alloys
- Nickel Silver
- Phosphor Bronze
- Stainless Steel
- Spring Steel
What Shapes Can Be Etched?
When you give us the size of your parts, we'll help you select a material that is compatible with your application.