The Reel-to-Reel Chemical Etching process offers economical micro etching alternatives to stamping, punching, or laser cutting, for thin gauge precision parts. The tooling is relatively inexpensive and quickly produced. This makes the process useful for product development and allows for easy changes in mass production. It maintains dimensional tolerances thru a closed loop process that monitors over a 160 parameters real time.
With an eye on the trend towards micro-miniature interconnect specifications, the reel-to-reel chemical etching process provides an excellent alternative for fine features and tight tolerances that cannot be achieved by stamping.
Chemical StampingTM can be used on many commercially available metal or alloys, of any hardness. Interplex Etch Logic Fact Sheet