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13th September 2022
Etch tags are a vital part of the etching process: but what are they and why are they important? We explain everything you need to know.
1st August 2022
Find out how chemical etching compares against against stamping, laser cutting, wire EDM and more in this comparison guide.
14th July 2022
Learn how chemical etching can produce electrolyser bipolar plates faster and with greater flexibility than traditional machining processes.
14th March 2022
Learn how Precision Micro has worked to find solutions that not only benefits the environment, but also our customers too.
20th February 2022
In this post, we look at how etching can produce electric vehicle components more cost-effectively, without compromising on precision.
15th December 2021
2021 has been another year of adapting to change, but it has been a successful one thanks to incredible support of our customers.
1st December 2021
Learn how plate heat exchangers can be made faster and with greater precision by switching machining to chemical etching.
2nd November 2021
Learn how Precision Micro is supporting the commercialisation of hydrogen with more efficient bipolar plates manufacture.
18th October 2021
Learn how chemical etching can reduce lead times and costs when prototyping complex precision metal components from almost any metal.
21st June 2021
Learn how a leading German-based manufacturer of nebulisers has been able to quickly scale its precision metal shim production using chemical etching.
26th May 2021
In this article, we look at some of the typical materials suitable for chemical etching, including those considered hard to machine.
2nd March 2021
In this post, we explore how photochemical etching can simplify prototype production, allowing for the delivery of high-quality metal parts in just a few days.
23rd February 2021
In this post, we look at the various costs associated which chemical etching and explore what you can consider to make the process more economical for your design.
5th February 2021
Joanna Sampson of H2 View magazine spoke with Precision Micro to find out more about our role in the hydrogen space and what exactly bi-polar plates are.
15th January 2021
In our latest post, we look at how chemical etching can offer a faster, simpler and smarter precision metal component supply solution.
4th December 2020
2020 has been an eventful year for almost every business around the world. But for us, adapting our business in the face of the pandemic was the second of two significant chapters in the story of Precision Micro.
23rd November 2020
In metal machining, stress is a factor which has the potential to compromise quality. In this post, we explore the impact of thermal and cutting edge stress and how it can be overcome with chemical etching.
6th November 2020
When compared with traditional stamping, laser and waterjet cutting, chemical etching has a number of inherent advantages. In this post we run down the top 5 benefits.
5th October 2020
In this article, we look at how the process of photochemical etching enhances output quality, improves component performance and has the potential to decrease costs.
25th August 2020
We have opened a new quality centre of excellence, strengthening our existing facility and equipping our business with increased optical CMM capacity. Read more.
8th June 2020
As people across the UK return to work in-line with the latest Government guidance, we at Precision Micro are proud to have adapted our workplace to create an environment which is safe for our team.
27th April 2020
With news of the current pandemic intensifying, businesses are doing all they can to help during this extraordinary time.
13th February 2020
In a recent interview with Canadian Metalworking (CM), Karl Hollis, engineering director at Precision Micro, explained the chemical etching process...
20th January 2020
Chemical etching has inherent characteristics that make it an ideal process for the manufacture of highly accurate, complex precision metal...
4th July 2019
In this post, we look at chemical etching step by step. For an in-depth guide to the process, download...
17th May 2019
International pressure on energy diversification has led to a dynamic investment environment for alternative energy options, and fuel cells...
25th March 2019
First featured in MEPCA Magazine, April 2019 Demand from industry today is for a reliable and robust metal processing technology....
17th January 2019
The stainless steel etching process produces precision components by selectively removing metal through a photoresist mask. When compared with conventional...
5th December 2018
Where precision applications require strong but lightweight materials, aluminium and its alloys are often the metals of choice. Not only...
28th June 2018
Precision Micro’s market-leading chemical etching service enables automotive OEMs to add aesthetic and functional advantages to its interior trim components....
4th June 2018
When manufacturing components from metals there are numerous options available to design engineers, some traditional, some relatively new and innovative....
3rd April 2018
For designers looking to manufacture burr- and stress-free metal parts with complex geometries, maintain the flexibility to make last-minute design...
8th February 2018
One of the best kept secrets in manufacturing, chemical etching is the “go-to” technology for often complex, exacting precision metal...
16th November 2017
Photo etching is a fast, efficient and cost-effective method for the manufacture of small precision metal parts using etchant chemistry....
12th October 2017
From suitable materials to lead time, cost and accuracy. In this article we look at the 10 most frequently asked chemical etching questions.
30th August 2017
This chemical etching guide highlights the key considerations design engineers must think about to get the most from the etching...
17th June 2016
There are teams of engineers grappling with the manufacture of new products and applications who will be asking themselves the...
13th June 2016
Photo etching is a versatile and sophisticated metal machining technology, with an ability to mass manufacture complex and feature-rich metal...
29th January 2016
Medical alloys can be characterised by their high strength-to-weight ratio and biocompatibility. Also – crucially – they exhibit impressive corrosion...
24th July 2015
The metals industry and the medical industry are inextricably linked, and development and innovation in metal supply stimulate much product...
24th October 2014
A lead frame is utilised in the semiconductor device assembly process and is essentially a thin layer of metal that...
23rd September 2014
Chemical etching technology stimulates new product development for mesh and filter applications. Manufacturing intricate, feature dense and complex metal products...
26th August 2014
This article looks at photochemical etching technology, and why it was chosen by Thales Cryogenics to develop and produce precision etched cryocooler flexures used in space applications.
16th July 2014
In many manufacturing scenarios, there is demand for more and more complex metal parts with ever-greater accuracy. The necessity for...
16th June 2014
Commonly misrepresented as a prototyping technology, chemical etching is, in fact, a versatile and increasingly sophisticated metal machining technology with...