Photo etching saves money and time and its a great alternative to punching ...
The parts produced by using etching technology undergo a photographic process for light-sensitive photo resistance. After the etching, the photo resist areas on the panel are removed. The photo resist is afterwards removed from the parts themselves without leaving the etching machine and out comes the etched part in flat shape.
The process is often used for parts like connectors, RF shielding, leadframes and precision sieves where you cannot use a progressive tool or laser cutting.
The process allows us to etch material from 0.05 to 0.8mm thickness and in metals such as nickel silver, copper, brass, steel, aluminum and copper beryllium etc.