Life Sciences

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.


  • Latest technology combined with vast technical experience
  • Ability to trial more than one design on a graphic tool
  • High level of customer service

This is regularly seen by the geniuses who evaluate what can and cannot be achieved; then push the boundaries, breaking new ground. This can be both for all elements of science, from instrumentation to cures for illnesses.

This positions Photofabrication as your ideal supplier, with large sums invested to ensure we have the latest technology combined with vast technical experience in the chemical etching industry we really are your complete photo etching supplier. Photofabrication have developed a robust service which not only includes the etching but also the finishing processes, including:

  • Electro Plating
  • Heat treatment
  • Forming (both dedicated and universal hard form tooling)
  • Ability to trial more than one design on a graphic tool
  • And many more, please ask us.

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

For bespoke life science 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)
  • Parts supplied complete, formed, heat treated, plated and assembled
  • In house universal form tooling
  • Over 47 years experience in Photo etching for electronic industry
  • 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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