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Communications

The changes in communication technology over the last decade have had a major impact on the way companies conduct business and the general public run their lives.

Communication equipment has changed beyond recognition in a very short period in time and will change again over the next few years.

Communications Benefits

  • Compact products
  • Product development support
  • Best manufacturing processes
  • Economically manufactured

Photofab has helped design engineers to develop ever more compact products by working to the highest quality standards to produce precision metal components on very short lead times.

The reason many companies choose Photofab on new projects is due to the fact that our engineers and staff listen to the customer’s mechanical requirements and understand the service they need. Our engineers will help with product development by offering advice on best manufacturing processes to enable the product to be manufactured economically not only as a concept but more importantly when in production.

Photofab offer the highest level of customer service, including a dedicated account manager, high precision components and industry leading lead times.

For bespoke communication components the manufacturing technique of choice is Chemical Milling, let us illustrate this in more detail:

Main Benefits of Chemical Milling

  • Low cost tooling
  • High accuracy
  • Customised parts – you design it – we make it! (Guidelines available)
  • One stop shop, formed, heat treatment, plated and assembled components
  • Universal in-house form tools can reduce form tooling costs
  • Over 47 years experience in Photo etching for the communication sector needs
  • Burr free & Stress free manufacturing method
  • Prototypes – fast turnaround to meet your needs
  • High volume capabilities
  • Various surface finishes available

To find out more about the Photo Etching Process please either contact us on 01480 226699, or take “The Process Tour”.

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Aerospace and Defence

Photofab have an established background in meeting the needs of the Aerospace and Defence sectors. This ranges from sub sectors from helicopters and military combat to commercial airlines and corporate requirements. Key needs include full traceability of the raw materials, fully documented and followed process control, fast and reliable deliveries and high levels of quality. Photofab appreciate that the sector …

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Optical

The optical sector can be viewed in a number of ways… …the preferred view is to split the sector between the “eye” care element (e.g. contact lens development, laser eye surgery, medical requirements, etc) and the products designed and manufactured for use with the eye (e.g. camera’s, encoder disks, motion control, positioning, measurement, etc). Both elements require high quality levels, …

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Automotive

We are a specialist supplier to the automotive industry. With nearly 50 years of experience manufacturing for the automotive industry, we understand what it takes. We know you need: High QualityFast “Reliable” DeliverySomeone who answers the phone, a partner not just a supplierContinuous improvement initiatives, always looking for ways to be better Automotive Benefits High level precision Operational efficiency Tighter …

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Communications

The changes in communication technology over the last decade have had a major impact on the way companies conduct business and the general public run their lives. Communication equipment has changed beyond recognition in a very short period in time and will change again over the next few years. Communications Benefits Compact products Product development support Best manufacturing processes Economically …

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Electronics

In todays fast moving technology driven World, 90% of Industry uses Electronics to advance the functionality of their products. With space and size becoming a premium Electronics are becoming smaller, therefore the requirement for quick precision parts has become more important. Electronics Benefits Competitive prices Quick turn around times Single point of manufacture Time to market is one of the …

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Life Sciences

The life sciences sector is strongly defined as encompassing “all fields of science that involve scientific study of living organisms” (Wikipedia). This complex and constantly evolving sector requires high degrees of research and development. Life Sciences Benefits Latest technology combined with vast technical experience Ability to trial more than one design on a graphic tool High level of customer service …

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Medical

The medical sector is a constantly evolving environment, sitting at the cutting edge of technological development. Whilst it can be broken into sub sectors including implants, disposables, instrumentation, research, electronics, etc the main needs remain the same. Medical Benefits Full traceability on all components Quick deliveries High quality standards Full process control Complete confidentiality These being full traceability on all …

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Product Development

The UK is one of the World leaders in design and development, product development has to move quicker than ever with time to market being one of the most important factors for every OEM. Photofab help leading companies every day to reduce development lead times and costs. Product Development Benefits Reduce development lead times Reduce costs Small volume development at …

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Scientific

The scientific sector shares many similarities with that of life sciences. They both look at the field of science, are complex & constantly evolving requiring high degrees of research and development. Scientific Benefits Latest technology combined with vast technical experience The scientific sector as we view it here is more targeted to instrumentation and the tools / apparatus used to …

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Security

With Security requirements in the UK now higher than at any previous period it is no wonder that we are seeing the range of security products we manufacture expanding annually. Product technology is advancing rapidly with electronics playing a big part in the development of high tech goods . Security Benefits Product development of complex parts Quick lead times Dedicated …

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