Etch Tech can supply chemically etched springs with; heat treating; plating; full assembly giving you a finished spring from from a single supply source. This will reduce your outsource time and therefore reduce product lead times. This allows us and our customers to act more responsively in the face of market demand fluctuations.
At Etch Tech we Photo Etch high quality strip, or flat, springs in a wide array of different designs, materials and sizes. Our formed and flat springs are used in many different industries such as; Aerospace; Automotive; Defence; Medical; Logistics; Telecoms. We can work from numerous electronic file formats, such as; CAD files dxf, dwg, IGES, STEP; SolidWorks ; ProEngineer ; PDF; CDR; AI; EPS, to manufacture springs via the photo chemical etching process. We are equipped to handle prototyping, and scaling through to high volume spring production, with short lead times and flexibility to allow our customers to respond to market demand fluctuations.
Etch Tech can call upon more than 30 years of experience in working with organisations to fulfill their etched metal spring requirements. Due to the wide range of springs utilised in industry, Etch Tech have the experience to fulfill a variety of flat and formed spring manufacturing requirements. In addition to Etch Tech's state-of-the-art chemical milling / photo etching process we have a modern tool room that can take a produced blank strip spring and form it to the customers specifications. The variety of shape and design of your formed springs is vast, with Etch Tech offering free in-house universal form tools, or flexibility for customer specific form tools.
We can provide a variety of different finishes for our formed springs, and flat springs. For example, the springs can be assembled, heated treated, and plated in a variety of different ways. Etch Tech offers this as part of their single-source photo etching solution for formed and flat metal springs, reducing lead times and logistics stresses.
Etch Tech can supply Photo Chemically Etched metal Formed and Flat Springs in the following materials:
Carbon Spring Steel
And more, contact us today to discuss your requirements
The Photo Etching process in place at Etch Tech Ltd is capable of etching extremely fine detail into metal. We have extensive experience working closely with customers to offer improved design tolerances on our formed and flat springs. Please contact our design engineers so discuss your requirements.
For any volume of the production of Formed Springs, or Flat Springs, the manufacturing technique of choice is Chemical Milling, see below for an in-depth view of the strengths of the process: