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Chemical Etching with Steel

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Long recognized as a foundational material in manufacturing, steel is a durable and strong metal that is the basis for successful parts. Steel is a reliably available metal that is easy to process and budget-friendly. Plus, its benefits make for durable and reliable parts and assemblies.

E-Fab’s steel manufacturing experience includes producing low-frequency shields, pole pieces, springs, shims, and blade discs. We have a decades-long track record of supplying electronics and microwave industries with our precision steel parts. 

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

Types of Steel used
at E-Fab

We are experts working with steel alloys depending on our customers’ design requirements and application needs.

Here are the most common types of steel alloys we use:

C1008    C1010    C1074    C1095

 

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

Steel Etching Capabilities

Panel SizeMin. 6” x 6”, max 24” x 24”
Panel ThicknessMin. 0.001”, max 0.050”
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 0.001”

Why Choose
Steel

Affordability
Versatility
Durability
Strength
Steel offers engineers and manufacturers several benefits, including availability, versatility, and affordability. Parts manufactured from steel are durable and strong, making it a favorite choice for companies in the electronics and microwave industries.

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

We’ve produced low-frequency shields, pole pieces, springs, shims, and blade discs used in the electronics and microwave 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
Semiconductor
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.