Electro Discharge Machining (Edm) vs Chemical Etching

Electrical Discharge Machining, also known as EDM Manufacturing, spark machining, burning, die sinking, wire burning, or wire erosion, is a manufacturing process whereby a desired shape is obtained by removing materials with electrical discharges (sparks). Lead Time Lead time is a crucial factor in any manufacturing process, as it can greatly affect the overall project […]

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when should you use chemical etching?

Chemical Etching is an efficient manufacturing process which allows you to create high-precision metal parts in complex shapes and patterns. More often than not, especially in industrial scale production, Chemical Etching is the most cost-effective as well. This is the conclusion we reached after comparing Chemical Etching to other metal fabrication technologies such as Stamping, Laser […]

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Dedicated SMT stencils site now live

We are proud to reveal a significant stage in our ongoing business evolution, the launch of a website dedicated to surface mount (SMT) stencils and accessories at stencils.co.uk.

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chemical etching vs. laser cutting

Discover the differences between laser cutting and chemical etching: precision, cost efficiency, design flexibility and short lead times

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Neil Walker appointed to the PCMI Board

We are proud to announce the appointment of Neil Walker, MD at Tecan Ltd to the Board of the PCMI (Photo Chemical Etching Machining Institute).

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TECshield application note

Tecan has been working together with the leading companies in the automotive industry, offering top-quality precision parts such as speaker grilles and co-developing next-gen innovative breakthroughs.

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Tecan: half a century of innovation

Weymouth, September 2nd 2020 Tecan, a leading provider of chemically-etched precision parts, is proud to celebrate 50 years of making micro-precision components that enhance everyday life. We’ve come a long way since our founders, Paul Cane and John Tetzner started developing a chemical etching process at a home kitchen sink. This evolved into a global […]

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