Wire Erosion

Wire Erosion

Wire Erosion is used by Photofabrication in combination with the Photo Etching / Chemical Milling process to produce very precise cost effective products with very low cost tooling or set up charges.

As a machining process Wire Erosion is used to cut through various substances in order to form parts for a number of different industries, who require component accuracy measured in microns and the benefit of square edge profile.


  • Cost effective
  • Low cost tooling
  • Low cost set up charges

For bespoke metal optical encoder and actuator products the manufacturing technique of choice is Chemical Milling

Main metals for of Chemical Milling:
  • Aluminium
  • Copper
  • Mild Steel
  • Nickel
  • Silver
  • Tantalum
  • Tool Steel
  • Brass
  • Brass
  • Gold
  • Molybdenum
  • Phosphor Bronze
  • Stainless Steel
  • Titanium
  • And Many More, Please Ask.

If you would like to discuss your laser cutting requirements please call us on 01480 226699. Alternatively either email us at sales@photofab.co.uk, or complete our contact form.

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