Northwest Etch specializes in photochemical machining (PCM) to create precision metal parts.

Since 1978, NW Etch has worked with companies all over the world to create custom parts to meet their needs. Our process can be used with many types of metal including tin, gold, black oxide, black chrome, nickel, silver, brass, copper, nickel pewter, cadmium and more! Using the photochemical machining process, NW Etch can rapidly produce the complex components needed for your next project.

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Photochemical Machining (PCM) is a high quality, fast turn-around, economical way of manufacturing precision, detailed metal parts such as screens, shields, grids, washers RFI/EMI Shielding, Filters, Lead Frames, Encoder Disks, Buss Bar, Flat Springs, Heat Sinks, Drive Bands, Electrical Contacts, Ribbon Shields, Laminates, Backplates, EMP grids, Signage, Plaques. Photochemical etching can be used for components in electronic, medical, aerospace, small appliance, semi-conductor and decorative industries, to name just a few. NW Etch is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company.

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