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Chemical Etching with Phosphor Bronze

Phosphor bronze is known for its high strength, low coefficient of friction, and fatigue resistance. Engineers also know the metal for its fine grain, elasticity, and versatility. Our manufacturing experts can form, mold, draw, and punch phosphor bronze.

E-Fab’s phosphor bronze manufacturing experience includes producing springs, contacts, clips, magnetic shields, covers, carriers, and contacts for our clients in the electronics industry. 

We welcome your questions about how to use phosphor bronze for your parts.

Types of Phosphor Bronze We Use

We are experts working with phosphor bronze alloy and use it depending on our customers’ design requirements and application needs.

Here are the most common alloys of phosphor bronze we use:


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

Phosphor Bronze Etching Capabilities

Panel SizeMin. 6” x 6”, max 12” x 18”
Panel ThicknessMin. 0.001”, max 0.060”
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 10% material thickness, no less than 0.051”

Why Choose Phosphor Bronze

High Strength
Low coefficient of friction
Phosphor bronze offers several advantages for engineers and designers, including versatility in processing, fine grain, and excellent elasticity. Manufacturers in the electronics industry leverage the material’s benefits for essential parts and components found in products we use every day.

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

We’ve produced springs, contacts, clips, magnetic shields, covers, carriers, and contacts used in the electronics industry.

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:



Design Support

Photochemical Etching



High-frequency Substrate

CNC Machining





Supply Chain Acquisitions

We work with the world’s most important industries.

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

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