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.


  • Full traceability on all components
  • Quick deliveries
  • High quality standards
  • Full process control
  • Complete confidentiality

These being full traceability on all components (both manufactured and brought in for assembly), quick deliveries, high quality standards, full process control and complete confidentiality.

Photofabrication offer all of this, 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 supplier. Photofabrication have worked with some of the finest brains in medical sector development to bring specific products to both the market place (commercial applications) and the surgeons who need the best possible equipment.


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

For bespoke medical 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)
  • Various apertures, shapes and bar combinations
  • Variable bar heights
  • Over 40 years experience in Photo etching for medical 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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