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DFM: What Matters in Photo Etching

Posted by Kathleen Stillman on Feb 10, 2021 2:31:51 PM

Once Upon a Time....

Designers and engineers would talk to the tool-and-die guys and the machinists about whether something they wanted to make could be manufactured in a reasonable way. Since the advent and evolution of 3D design environments, it seems that little of that practical knowledge was embedded in the coding rules.  Thus, the modern-day mouse jockeys have the power to design almost anything, with little to no regard for the pesky realities of actually making stuff.

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Topics: Photo chemical etching, metal etching, Design for manufacturing, DFM