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Aluminum Chemical Etching

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Engineers and designers choose aluminum as their material of choice thanks to its versatile, strong, and lightweight properties. Plus, aluminum comes in a wide range of alloys that are useful in industrial, mechanical, and technical applications.

E-Fab’s experience manufacturing precision parts from aluminum includes RF shields, circuits, and flex circuit boards. We supply these parts to defense, technology, and industrial clients.

We welcome your questions about how to use aluminum for your parts.

Types of Aluminum Alloys We Use

E-Fab works with various aluminum alloys, including these:

1100   1145   1235   2024   3003   4057   5051   5052   6061   6063   7075

Call us to discuss which alloy is right for your part.

Aluminum Etching Capabilities

Panel SizeMin. 6” x 6”, max. 24” x 24”
Panel ThicknessMin. 0.001”, max. 0.030”
Hole SizeMin. 0.006” or 125% of material thickness
SpacingMin. same as material thickness
Inside & Outside RadiiInside: Approx. 80% material thickness Outside: Material thickness
Center-center hole distanceDIA + material thickness
Etch Tolerance± 20% material thickness, no less than ±0.001”

Why Choose Aluminum

Affordable
Versatile
Durable
Flexible
Aluminum offers engineers and designers numerous benefits and is flexible enough to be used for many precision parts. It’s a material that lends itself to welding, anodization, deburring, and polishing during production and is resistant to corrosion and fatigue in the field.

E-Fab manufacturers are experts at etching and forming aluminum to precise standards and specifications.

We’ve produced RF shields, circuits, and flex circuit boards used by clients in the defense, technology, and industrial industries.

E-Fab is an industry leader in delivering innovative, accurate, and reliable parts thanks to decades of experience and expertise in a suite of processes.

We are known for our experience and expertise in:

R&D
Engineering
Design Support
Photochemical Etching

Forming
Bonding
High-frequency Substrate CNC Machining

Deburring
Micromachining
Prototype
Supply Chain Acquisitions

We work with the world’s most important industries.

E-fab Aerospace
Aerospace
E-fab Industries Defense Army Tank
Defense
Eye Examination Test
Medical
E-fab Industries Technology
Electronics
Energy
E-fab Telecom Ground Satelite
Telecommunications
Containing Fuel in Auto Tank
Electr. Vehicles & Automotive

Contact us to discuss how we can deliver engineering and manufacturing solutions.

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