Photo-Etched Precision Metal Parts

metal etching

Orbel is the world's leading designer and manufacturer of thin-gauge photo-etched precision metal solutions. The result of today's most advanced photo-etching technology, Orbel's photo-etching techniques allow us to produce the most intricate of component designs while maintaining extremely tight tolerances.

START-TO-FINISH CUSTOM ETCHING

Photo etching (also referred to as photo chemical milling, metal etching, chemical machining, or photo fabrication) is a fast, cost-effective way to produce a wide variety of precision metal parts. A start-to-finish custom photo-etching specialist, Orbel can help you design, prototype, and produce a finished metal part that meets the exact demands of your industry and application.

  • One-side, two-side, and step-photo chemical etching processes
  • Wide variety of materials
  • Etching metal thicknesses ranging from 0.0007" to 0.032"
  • Quick, cost-effective design modifications
  • No need for hard tooling
  • Burr- and stress-free high-quality precision parts
  • In-house photo tooling allows extremely quick turnaround times

PHOTO ETCHING INDUSTRIES & APPLICATIONS

Orbel's chemically etched products are used by many of the world's largest OEMs in a variety of industries including military, medical, automotive, energy storage, solar, telecommunications, instrumentation, wireless, and microwave. Applications include: