Our Etching Capabilities

Elcon Precision provides a wide range of acid etching benefits for our customers, which include:

  • Competitive pricing
  • Fast turnaround
  • High-quality ferric chloride
  • Burr-free and stress-free etched parts
  • Low-cost tooling
  • Design flexibility with digital tooling
  • Dimensional repeatability
  • Precise and complex geometries

If beneficial to your project, our chemical etching process can also provide the following part features: 

  • Half and step etching
  • 3D photoetching
  • Knife and needle edges
  • Selective plating

stainless steel components

Brass Applications

Brass is a highly popular metal with use cases spanning:

  • EMI/RFI shielding
  • Fuse links
  • Covers and connector pins
  • Shims and washers
  • Injectors and taps
  • Circuit boards
  • Flat and flexure springs
  • Lead frames
  • Electrical contacts
  • Busbars
  • Gaskets
  • Seals
  • Encoder Discs

Industries That Use Brass Etching

Brass is used as an etch metal in various industries, including:

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Defense
  • Electronics
  • Medical 

Similar to copper, brass is popular in these industries partly because it’s one of the most well-known conductors of electricity and heat.

Frequently Asked Questions

What level of precision can be achieved through brass etching?

Brass etching offers exceptional precision, with tight tolerances perfect for intricate and complex designs.

Can various brass alloys be used for photochemical etching?

Yes. Each type of alloy has its own unique properties that impact the etchant and metal etching rate and final appearance of a component.

Trust Elcon Precision With Your Brass Etching Projects

If you require top-notch brass etching services, look no further than Elcon Precision. When you’re ready to submit your design, contact us today to speak to a member of our team about the best etching solution for your business.

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