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What are the Advantages of Photochemical Etching?

Photochemical etching, also known as chemical machining, chemical milling, photo etching, and metal etching is a manufacturing process that fabricates fine metal parts through chemistry and precision photolithography. From the aerospace industry to electronics, and…

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Photochemical Etching / Photochemical Machining

United Western Enterprises has been known as the industry leader in advanced photochemical etching or photochemical machining since 1969 making us one of the most experienced partners for businesses seeking complex custom metal parts. UWE…

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Ways to Know If Photo Etching Is Right for You

Given the wide spectrum of metal fabrication processes available, it's understandable if you aren't certain which of these processes is best for your particular application. A company seeking help in shaping their metal products to…

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Ways to Know If Acid Etching Is the Right Solution for You

Acid etching—alternatively called photo etching, photo chemical etching, or chemical milling—is a metal fabrication process that can provide a number of production benefits. However, it is not the only type of fabrication process used to…

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How Chemical Etching Could Advance 5G Technology

The advent of 5G technology has inspired a lot of discussion in the news, mostly centering on the ways it promises to improve cellular communications. While 5G will certainly enhance the technology used to power…

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Understanding the Differences Between Chemical Etching and Laser Etching

Chemical etching and laser etching are both subtractive manufacturing processes—they remove material from an object to produce a specific shape or design. Given that fact, it may seem reasonable to assume that both processes are…

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Update about UWE’s COVID-19 Operational Status

We're Open for Business At United Western Enterprises, Inc., the health and well-being of our business partners, community members and employees is always our top priority. We want you to know that we are actively…

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UWE at Booth #115 at the AmCon Design & Contract Manufacturing show at the Phoenix Convention Center in Arizona (March 4-5th 2020, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm).

UWE Second Time Exhibiting at the AmCon Design & Contract Manufacturing Expo – Photo Etching Precision Metal Parts – Custom Chemical Etching | UWE

United Western Enterprises Inc. will be exhibiting in the AmCon Design & Contract Manufacturing show located at the Phoenix Convention Center in Arizona. We will be exhibiting on Wednesday March 4th through Thursday March 5th.…

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UWE team at the PCMI 2019 Fall International Conference.

UWE at the PCMI 2019 Fall International Conference

United Western Enterprises had the privilege of attending the PCMI 2019 Fall International Conference held at the Ramada Hotel in Geneva, New York. The conference gives various groups involved with the photochemical machining and electroforming…

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