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luc
20-06-2012, 06:46 PM
Hello,

I am looking for a machinist, preferably in east London or Dartford area who will be able to cut a small part, similar to the one shown on the image below (click to enlarge). I have a plastic model which needs to be 3d-scanned. The next step will be an aluminium prototype, followed by 3-5 pieces cut in 1-2 mm thick iron (iron-nickel alloy to be exact). After 2-4 months I expect to need more pieces (a few small batches, 5-50 pieces each). The part is 0.2-0.8 mm thick and I need 0.1 mm precision.

6174

Many thanks,
Luc

ChrisG
20-06-2012, 10:24 PM
Hi Luc,

I'd look at photo etching a thin profile like that, whether the step can be achieved as you wish may rule it out.

http://www.precisionmicro.com/43/materials/processes/photo-etching (http://www.precisionmicro.com/43/materials/processes/photo-etching)

Chris