Many design platforms now offer some basic cost estimating for the fabrication processes that are already programmed in. But NONE of them know anything about photochemical machining, so how can you be expected to know whether etching might be your best option.
Topics: metal etching
Ferric chloride is the most widely used etchant for commercial chemical etching facilities. It is comparatively inexpensive, safe to use, consistent in etching performance, and versatile in etchable alloys.