New Ultra Black PTFE Coating Available

19 October, 2015

Photofab Re-accredited for SC21 Bronze

28 September, 2015

Photofabrication have been awarded the Bronze Award for the aerospace industries SC21 standard. To achieve this one must demonstrate excellent business practices and manufacturing excellence. Couple this with a deliver on time figure above 97.5% and a right first time figure above 99% it is an excellent achievement to be re-accredited. Photofabrication have now maintained […]

Etching Titanium

23 June, 2015

A subject that many aerospace companies come to us with is, can you etch titanium? Titanium is a tricky metal to etch as it general requires some pretty dangerous chemicals to get through it. We have looked into it and found that we can laser cut titanium in a more cost effective way and without the […]

Photofab “Tour” Cambridge

8 June, 2015

Sunday saw two of the Photofab team take on the Gran Fondo cycling race in Cambridge.  In very warm conditions Alex and Mark successfully completed the 83 mile route. Both had great experiences with Mark qualifying for the World Championships!  For more details see We are all very proud of them both.

Photofab “lunch and learn” goes from strength to strength

3 June, 2015

The last two weeks has seen two members of our sales team visit two very impressive companies.  The aim was to make ourselves available on the clients site for Q&A sessions, or for clients to drop in and see how chemical etching can help them.  These companies had a head count of design engineers from 40 to 250. The […]

Photo fab finish!

24 April, 2015

Congratulations to our Managing Director Neil Shorten, who has ticked another item of his bucket list; by running in the 2015 Boston Marathon. He did phenomenally well by achieving a PB of 2:56:57, and placed at 1875 amazing considering there were around 30,000 runners overall. The Photofab team are all very proud of Neil.


5 February, 2015

Look out for a very well written piece in the Eureka Ezine coming out in the next week or so, really gives a clear overview of Photo Chemical Milling and the benefits it provides. Once published it will be featured on our website so if you miss the Ezine there will still be a chance […]

Merry Christmas

24 December, 2014

Merry Christmas to one and all, and a very Happy New Year. Photofabrication will be closed during the festive break (for maintenance and commissioning a new piece of equipment), re-opening on Monday 5th January 2015.

Christmas Orders

16 December, 2014

A quick reminder (or nudge) to all, if you would like etched parts before Christmas it is time to start thinking about your requirements and letting us know. The investment in new equipment and intelligent processing techniques has increased our capacity, why not take advantage of this?

Careful Out There…

10 December, 2014

So we have a “weather bomb” heading towards us, low pressure squeezing between Scotland and Iceland. Essentially it will be wet and seriously windy. And after this passes we still do not have a white Christmas! I’d suggest using the time to stay indoors and review your photo etching needs, but then again I am […]