Making shockwaves in the electronics sector

Photofab’s capabilities in many markets and industries is what makes us so well renowned as a chemical etching company. Included in these industries are electronics companies, who often require forming, plating, and specific metal grades to suit conductivity.

The typical electronic products that Photofab produces components for include:

We work with a variety of metals, including beryllium copper, which is particularly an excellent spring electrical conductor. Other metals we use include stainless steel, aluminium alloys, copper alloys and nickel alloys, applying a level of intricacy that our customers have come to expect from Photofab.

The importance of our role

In a world that is becoming more and more driven by technology with each passing day, around 90% of industries use electronics in some way, shape or form to advance the functionality of their products.

With demand constantly rising for smaller electronic devices, these pieces of equipment require precision connectors and contacts. Photofab’s technology, chemical etching efficiencies and expertise ensures the manufacture of exceptionally accurate pieces to be reliably replicated within very short lead-times.

For many years, Photofab has worked alongside multiple leading OEMs, allowing us to show how important quality, precision and consistent manufacture of electrical contacts and connectors are. Our electronics capabilities allow us to supply several key industries, including:

Benefits of using Photofab

We can supply formed, heat treated and plated electrical contacts and connectors for your projects. Our extensive stock of universal tooling can save on additional hard tooling costs, meaning new product development can be done with reduced costs and commercial risk.

As a world leader in chemical etching, we are certified to the latest and highest standards of quality, including ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 accreditations.

When it specifically comes to etching for electrical contacts and connectors, the benefits of using Photofab are:

Working quickly for you

With our 24-hour turnaround on chemical etching quotes, we can provide our customers with peace of mind and can deliver their product right first time, as soon as possible.

For flat parts, so that we can meet customer requirements as quickly as possible, we offer a 24-hour rapid turnaround service on samples or prototypes. This way you can have your finished product sooner, without compromising on quality.

This service has many benefits, including:

To summarise, our strengths in the electronics sector include:

For more information on Photofab’s capabilities in the electronics sector, watch our latest video below, presented by our Sales Manager, Alex Gazzaniga.

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