Large Panel Chemical Etching

In the contract manufacturing setting of the chemical etching industry, the primary obstacle to large panel processing lies in the ability to UV light image such large panels. In response to this constraint, Lancaster Metals Science custom built a 24″ x 144″ printer.

Some of Our Current Large Panel Chemical Etching Production

With this large imaging capability, Lancaster Metals routinely addresses customer requirements for “over-sized” parts. Currently in production at Lancaster Metals are:

  • linear encoders that are over 100 inches ( 8.5 feet ) long
  • flexible circuits that are 120 inches ( 10 feet ) long
  • heater elements made from .001″ and .002″ stainless steel that run between 60
    inches and 84 inches ( 5 to 7 feet ) long
  • phased array antennas that are 54 inches ( 4.5 feet ) long
  • a .003″ stainless steel part that is 18″ wide and 144″ long

Your part is longer than 144″?

In these events, Lancaster Metals has been able to transition a large panel part to its continuous reel to reel line. Just so, Lancaster Metals manufactures a .003” stainless steel part that is 18” wide and 170” (14.2 feet) long.

Contact our Engineering Department for an evaluation of your specific large panel requirement.


Large Panel Chemical Etching Services

Specifications

  • Large Panel Chemical Etching
  • Chemical Blanking
  • Chemical Etching
  • Chemical Milling
  • Photo Etching
  • Photo Milling
  • Photochemical Etching
  • Photochemical Milling
  • Photochemical Machining
  • Copper
  • Beryllium Copper
  • Phosphor Bronze
  • Brass
  • Mild Steel
  • 300 and 400 Series Stainless Steel
  • Precipitation Hardening Steel
  • Aluminum
  • Aluminum Alloys
  • Nickel
  • Monel®
  • Inconel®
  • Kovar®
  • Molybdenum
  • Carbon Steel
  • Magnetic Alloys
  • Spring Steel
  • Alloy 42
  • Invar®
  • Low-Cost
  • Fast Turnaround
  • Design Flexibility
  • Dimensional Repeatability
  • 10%
  • 3 Dual Chamber Etch Lines
  • 2 Develop, Etch, and Strip Lines
  • Custom Built Printer with 26 in. x 144 in. Vacuum Frame
  • Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Services
  • Special Packaging
  • Prototype
  • Low Volume
  • High Volume
  • Blanket Orders
  • Quoted on Job by Job Basis

Thickness

  • 0.001 in
  • 0.025 mm
  • 0.060 in
  • 1.5 mm

Length

  • 135 ft
  • 3400 mm

Width

  • 24 in
  • 600 mm

Additional Information

  • Aerospace
  • Automation
  • Automotive
  • Biomedical
  • Communications
  • Computer and Electronics
  • Dental
  • Defense Industry
  • Department of Energy (DOE)
  • Department of Defense (DOD)
  • Electrical
  • Electronics
  • Electromechanical Devices
  • Material Handling & Processing
  • Medical
  • Medical Devices
  • Military
  • Oil, Gas, & Petroleum Exploration
  • Oil, Gas, & Petroleum Extraction
  • Optical
  • Optics
  • Research
  • Robotics
  • Specialty Machinery
  • Surgical Devices
  • Telecommunications
  • Textile
  • ISO 9001:2015 (International Organization for Standardization)
  • RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances (Compliant))
  • ITAR Registered
  • AutoCAD (DWG, DWZ)
  • DXF (Drawing Interchange Format, or Drawing Exchange Format)
  • JPG or JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group)
  • PDF (Portable Document Format)