New Products: Photoetched, Laser-Machined Parts

Aug. 21, 2008
A catalog covers a photoetching process that produces parts with intricate patterns, precise tolerances, and bufffree edges for mechanical and electrical applications.

Applications include encoders, masks, filters, lead frames, flat springs, strain gages, laminations, step covers, heat sinks, shields, shims, cathodes, and fuel-cell plates. Materials include beryllium copper, stainless steel, aluminum alloys, titanium, tungsten, nitinol, molybdenum, brass, and spring steels.

The process is also used for medical-device components such as maxillofacial and cranial titanium reconstruction implants, anode and cathode grids for battery technologies supporting implanted medical devices, tungsten opaque components for X-ray devices, blanks for surgical blades, and stiffener bands for valve replacement.

The company can also produce tight-tolerance photoetched screens with tapered or straight holes, custom board-level shielding, and flexible circuits using both adhesive based and adhesiveless raw materials.

Tech-Etch Inc.
45 Aldrin Rd.
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 747-0300
techetch.com

Sponsored Recommendations

The entire spectrum of drive technology

June 5, 2024
Read exciting stories about all aspects of maxon drive technology in our magazine.

MONITORING RELAYS — TYPES AND APPLICATIONS

May 15, 2024
Production equipment is expensive and needs to be protected against input abnormalities such as voltage, current, frequency, and phase to stay online and in operation for the ...

Solenoid Valve Mechanics: Understanding Force Balance Equations

May 13, 2024
When evaluating a solenoid valve for a particular application, it is important to ensure that the valve can both remain in state and transition between its de-energized and fully...

Solenoid Valve Basics: What They Are, What They Do, and How They Work

May 13, 2024
A solenoid valve is an electromechanical device used to control the flow of a liquid or gas. It is comprised of two features: a solenoid and a valve. The solenoid is an electric...

Voice your opinion!

To join the conversation, and become an exclusive member of Machine Design, create an account today!