VACCO's Precision Photochemical Etching offers many advantages to multiple applications looking for specific benefits in the design and production of thin (.0005" to .090") metal components. These benefits include:
- Integrity of Metal Properties
- Fine Line Configuration Detail
- Wide Range of Etchable Metals
- Prototype to High Volume Capability
- Inexpensive Tooling and Design Modifications
- ISO 9002 / QS 9000 Registered
In addition, VACCO's engineering staff can provide assistance in the development of your product with material and design options unique to VACCO's Photofabrication capability. Along with it's Photo Etching expertise VACCO provides in-house Micro Laser Machining and Diffusion Bonding services. The combined process capabilities of: Photo Etching, Micro Laser Machining, Vacuum Furnace and other in-house services allows VACCO to be the leader in providing a customer their complete precision component requirement.
Whether the process is called Photo Etching, Photo Machining, Chemical Milling, Photofabrication, or Metal Etching customers around the world are familiar with VACCO. Their attentive service, skilled engineering assistance, consistent quality, and competitive pricing allow them to be your etching choice.
Product development and rapid prototype services utilizing a state-of-the-art pulsed Nd: YAG laser. Cutting, welding (hermetic seals), and small hole drilling on metals and polyimides from .001" to .075" thick.
Metal joining through the use of; Diffusion Bonding, Adhesive Joining, Laser & Resistant Welding, Brazing, and Coil-to-Coil Lamination methods are a number of the ways VACCO helps complete your component needs.
Design flexibility with a wide choice of alloys and strengths of material choices gives VACCO's chemically etched PhotoPore® Screens the performance advantage. Both standard and custom screen patterns can be selected.
Please visit the rest of VACCO's web site to see a wide range of precision product examples, helpful design guidelines for etched components, unique added value process capabilities, and a step-by-step walk through of the etching process!