Fine MicroEtch screens are photo etched from stainless steel with hole sizes ranging from .003 in. and up. Applications include particle separation and sizing, as well as hydraulic valve screens, fuel filters, laser light filters, and extruding screens. Photo etching enables designers to specify a straight or tapered hole, which facilitates liquid filtration and back flow cleaning. A standard line of screens with holes in a 60° or 90° pattern is available with maximum guaranteed perforated area of 18x21 in. Other sizes and custom shapes are also available. Unlike stamping, photo etching yields a burr-free product resulting in cleaner more efficient screens with greater material integrity. These screens feature a tighter tolerance on hole sizes and greater dimensional stability than woven wire mesh making them ideal in applications requiring frequent cleaning or in devices where there is mechanical contact.
Tech-Etch, Inc., Plymouth MA 508-747-0300 www.tech-etch.com
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