E-FAB Site Map and Website Table of Contents

Below are some of the pages from E-FAB’s website. We invite you to take a look around. By the way, E-FAB’s photo etching and photo chemical machining capabilities provides the precision fabrication techniques using many of E-FAB’s proprietary advanced processes to manufacture thin metal parts for all types of OEM products and widgets. E-FAB has manufactured thousands of different application parts for a wide array of industries. If you don’t see your particular part widget listed that you are looking for, just ask E-FAB, and we can most likely fabricate and manufacture it for you. Give us a call or email us today. We look forward to hearing from you.

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  • Defense 

    E-FAB, an ISO 9001:2008 certified company providing photo etched and photochemical machining of thin metal parts for the defense industry.

  • PCB Stiffeners and Bussbars 

    E-FAB builds PCB stiffeners and bussbars for board level applications, designed to carry high currents, and strength circuit boards for harsh operating conditions.

  • Documents 

    The following documents are available for download. Certifications and Policies ISO 9001:2008 Certification - E-FAB Certificate of Registration "Conflict Minerals" Policy on the source or origin of tantalum, tungsten, tin, and/or gold. Specification Documents E-FAB PCB Stiffeners and Busbars

  • E-FAB Resources Online 

    Recommended Information And Websites Waveguide Filter Design and Analysis Program Build Chemically Milled Waveguide Filters with this filter design program from www.engineers.com. The DXZone: provides over 10000 amateur radio links, including ham-radio radio scanning, CB radio and shortwave…

  • E-FAB Site Map and Website Table of Contents 

    Take a look at E-FAB's diverse areas of expertise in manufacturing and fabrication. Contact E-FAB today for precision thin metal parts manufactured to your engineered specifications.

  • Terminology & Information 

    Online CNC Glossary of Machining & Photo Chemical Engineering Technical glossary micro CNC machining terms master of on-line photo chemical machining process terms chemical milling process, definition of photo etching, glossary for milling, and manufacturing and technical engineering terms…

  • Privacy Policy 

    E-FAB values your privacy. No information is ever shared or sold to outside sources and is strictly for our internal use only. Our website has analytics software (as do most websites on the Web today) for ongoing website analysis, so we can continue to implement quality site improvements for…

  • E-FAB Articles 

    Take a quick read about some of the different E-FAB technology items and how E-FAB's precision thin metal parts fabrication are used for a plethora of industry applications.

    • Custom Made Thin Metal Screens With E-FAB 

      E-FAB builds custom made screens for a diverse number of applications. Need a weird shaped screen? No problem. Contact E-FAB today to get a screen price quote.

    • Drilling Routing Machine 

      E-FAB has the capabilities with our photo chemical machining, photo etching, photo chemical milling, and precision drilling and routing to build it for you. Contact E-FAB today for a quote or ask your design questions.

    • Sculptured Flex Circuit and Sculpted Flex Circuits 

      There are numerous savings to be gained by using E-FAB's Sculptured or Sculpted Flex Circuits. Significant savings can be realized...

    • New Website Design: Welcome to E-FAB Today 

      To better understand the various industries that E-FAB serves is quite difficult to explain in one or two sentences. When we say that we serve a plethora of industries, we really do mean a lot of industries and many applications, too many to count, worlds apart. In fact, many of the applications…

    • Microstrip Antennas 

      The advantage of using E-FAB’s photo etch process compared to PCB manufacturers, is E-FAB can hold tighter tolerances than traditional printed circuit board shops. With E-FAB’s photo etch solution, we can etch a wide variety of metals and alloys.

    • Machine Shops – E-FAB Photo Chemical Machining 

      Learn why you should use E-FAB's photo chemical machining, milling, and photo etching. The bottom line is E-FAB's photochemical machining can save a machine shop and their customers time and money in a multitude of ways.

    • Etched Septum Filter Inserts 

      E-FAB can help you with the manufacturing processes used in septum filter inserts, E-plane, E planes, and waveguide filters. E-FAB has the photo chemical machining, photo etching, and micro chem milling experience in producing various microwave and antenna components. Call or write E-FAB today for…

    • Large Format Parts Manufacturing 

      E-FAB has developed a process by which tight tolerances can be held in a large format photo etched pattern. Take a close look at the close up inset image for a better idea of the finished pattern size and product dimensions.

    • E-FAB Precision Mil Spec 

      E-FAB's strength lies in manufacturing close tolerance parts for a plethora of industries. E-FAB manufactures everything from the precision miniature thin metal parts, to fabricating the macro size multifaceted – large format; with extended lengths from 36 inches, 48 inches, or more. E-FAB is…

  • Contact E-FAB, Photochemical Machining Specialists 

    Precision milling photo chemical machining and etching at E-FAB, Inc. E-FAB is located in Santa Clara, California. 800.600.3322. With E-FAB photo etching, photo chemical machining, and micro milling technologies, along with flex circuits and hybrid circuit manufacturing techniques, we provide mil…

    • Credit Cards Accepted 

      Important notice for engineers and purchasing managers, please be aware; E-FAB accepts all major credit cards and can get started immediately with your prototype orders. Contact E-FAB today.

  • Precision Photochemical Etching of Thin Metal Parts: E-FAB PCM Fabrication & Manufacturing Services 

    Welcome to E-FAB E-FAB's precision photo chemical machining (PCM), etching, milling, and micro machining processes, are excellent CNC machining alternatives for thin metal parts manufacturing. Read about the E-FAB PCM advantages. E-FAB, an ISO 9001:2008 certified company, provides precision…

  • PCM Photo Chemical Machining Processes For Precison Metal Parts 

    Find out the machining advantages to using E-FAB photo chemical machining and photo etching processes. Your solution is E-FAB. Read on. Thin metal parts are fabricated and manufactured using photo chemical machining, chemical blanking, and the photo etching process. The photochemical…

    • Hydraulic Heat Press Services 

      PCB multilayers, metal laminations, composite material bonding, or other types of thermal and hydraulic press services at E-FAB. Toll free 800.600.3322

    • Products Briefs 

      Microwave flex guides. E-FAB, Inc., manufacturer of precision metal parts for microwave circuits, antenna systems, EMI shielding, and medical and dental parts photochemical machining. E-FAB toll free: 800.600.3322.

    • E-FAB PCM Process Advantages 

      E-FAB photochemical machining, photo etching, and micro milling processes are ideal for precision thin metal parts fabrication, for a wide variety of applications. Contact E-FAB today. The PCM process can offer economical alternatives to CNC micro milling, CNC machining, laser or water jet cutting,…

    • Dielectric Coating Broad Based Applications 

      Our proprietary system of dielectric coating, applied to PCBs and metal parts, yields Hipot Tests 2 to 5 times higher than Powder Coating. Precision thin metal parts photo-etching, photo chemical machining, and micro milling applications with E-FAB. E-FAB Precision Formed Bend…

    • Terminology Photo Chemical Machining and Photo Etching Engineering Terms 

      Helpful engineering, manufacturing, photochemical machining (PCM), photo etching, and chemical milling process terms used throughout the PCM industry to define various aspects of the PCM manufacturing keywords. This is extremely helpful as a reference guide for engineers and designers of thin metal…

    • CNC Machining Alternatives 

      E-FAB Micro Precision CNC Photo Etching & Photo Chemical Machining PhotoChemical Milling, Etching, CNC, and Manufacturing: With E-FAB PCM (Photo Chemical Machining) Imagine the possibilities: The E-FAB PCM milling process is quick to go from design, to prototype, to production…

    • Photo Chemical Machining Processes 

      The PCM process advantages include: low cost of tooling, speed of delivery is time equals money saved, metal properties and structural integrity of manufactured parts are maintained, cost savings due to design multiplicity in larger panel sizes, tooling modifications are quick and easy, burring is…

  • E-FAB Precision Manufactured Products With Fine Lines 

    E-FAB photo chemically machined metal parts are generally made flat and produced from thin material stock of various metals and alloy types. After the chemical etching or milling processes are completed, parts can be bent and formed into various geometric and complex shapes. Bend lines can be…

    • Carriers, Plates, Flanges, Bases, Frames, Lids for RF, Microwave, Hybrid Circuits, Fiber Optics, Etc. 

      E-FAB manufactures the various carriers, plates, flanges, bases, frames, lids, mounts, etc. for RF, microwave, transistors, bi-polar transistors, hybrid circuits, packages, etc. in various metals and alloys.

    • Micro Etched Screens in Various Mesh Sizes Superior to Wire Mesh Screens 

      E-FAB sells etched micro mesh screens in stainless steel alloy and other alloys; available in various mesh sizes. E-FAB stainless steel mesh screens are superior to stainless steel wire mesh screens. E-FAB screens are strong and will not fray. Quickly cut out your own OEM screens.

    • Multilayer Busbars Copper Bus Bars & PCB Circuit Board Stiffeners 

      E-FAB manufactures PCB bus bars & stiffeners are designed to meet your needs. Stiffen electronics circuit boards and carry higher currents with E-FAB 2-layer & multilayer busbars.

    • Flexible Circuits 

      E-FAB is an expert in building flexible circuits for a wide variety of industries and applications. Check out our aluminum flex and sculptured flex circuits today.

      • Heavy Metal Sculpted Flex Circuit 

        E-FAB builds bendable flex circuits for high voltage, high current, and high power applications for military and commercial products. Contact E-FAB today for more info.

      • Aluminum Flex Circuit 

        Custom built aluminum flex circuits for military and commercial applications. Yes E-FAB can built aluminum flex for you. Contact E-FAB today for more information.

      • Sculpted Flexible Circuits 

        Amazing sculptured flex circuits for a wide variety of applications including the elimination of circuit board hardware components to streamline the assembly process.

    • Spiral Antennas and Antenna Assemblies 

      The types of antenna systems E-FAB has manufactured include the following antenna types and antenna assemblies: cone, horn, helix, spiral, patch, hybrid etched antenna arrays, phase array, fractal, micro, blade, miniature parabolic, rigid and flexible antennas on various substrates using E-FAB…

    • Antennas and Antenna Systems Manufactured by E-FAB 

      Order Your Antennas Now E-FAB Manufactures Space Fed Lens Antenna Element Arrays NASA Space Fed Lens Antenna Consists of a focal surface and a planar lens array Drawing Courtesy of NASA Linking Satellites Via Earth "Hot Spots" and the Internet to Form Ad Hoc Constellations Large…

    • Etched Antennas 

      The types of antenna systems E-FAB has built include: cone, horn, helix, spiral, patch, hybrid etched antenna arrays, phase array, fractal, micro, blade, miniature parabolic, rigid & flexible antennas on various substrates) using photo chemical machining, photo etching, and chemical milling…

    • Bent Metal Parts 

      Precisely bent thin metal parts for a plethora of industries and applications for high tech and cool customer designed widgets. Formed into intricate designs and bends. Contact E-FAB today for your custom designed bent metal parts.

    • Micro Contacts, Micro Bumps, & Switch Contact Points 

      E-FAB can produce precision micro bumps for all types of applications, including pogo pin replacements. Miniature precision bumps for switch contact points and other micro applications. Can be formed and manufactured into various grid arrays and/or electrically isolated pins.

    • add-a-trace PCB Jumpers for Engineering Change Orders 

      PCB jumpers engineering change orders Jumper add-a-trace™ unique features « Click, for a view of a sample printed circuit jumper application. What are the add-a-trace PCB jumpers? The PCB jumpers are flat, stand-alone copper plated traces with sized pads and holes matching…

      • add-a-trace Printed Circuit Board Jumpers Closeup View 

        Printed Circuit Board Jumpers A stand-alone item with copper plated traces and sized pads and holes matching your boards exactly. Installed simply as a "PCB component" with very easy installation procedures. Trace is manufactured by E-FAB to exact details. Specify the dimensions of the…

    • EMI RFI Shields With Dielectric Coating For Increased Hipot Insulation 

      E-FAB proprietary coating improves Hipot shielding, Dielectric coating applied on the inside of EMI RFI RF shields for improved electrical resistivity.

    • Direct Bonded Copper (DBC) High Power Performance Matching Thermal Coefficient of Expansion (TCE)  

      Using DBC, the thermal coefficient of expansion or TCE match with silicon is improved, provides a higher power distribution area, and provides a superior heatsinking dissipation through a lower thermal resistance.

    • Mesh Screens: Micro Mesh Manufactured From Diverse Alloys 

      E-FAB Custom Fine Mesh Screens Pictured above is a small round screen, inner and outer framing border support, with the mesh part located in front of a penny to demonstrate screen mesh size, features, and transmission factors. Small Mesh Screen Sizing Chart for Pre-Built Screens Custom Sizes…

    • E-FAB PCB Components: Lead Frames Circuit Board Heat Sinks Interconnects Flexible Boards 

      E-FAB manufactures heat sink assemblies, interconnects, thermal frames, lead frames, layers, and planes, window busses, RF shields and screens for circuit boards, EMI shields and fence assemblies, PCB edge stiffeners, carriers, step lids, hybrid step lids, RF EMI shielding for flex boards, and a…

    • Encoder Strips 

      Mil-spec Work for Specialized Applications Engineered for High Tech Industries E-FAB provides solutions for solving another customer's special application requirements. A uniquely designed encoder strip for a specialized customer's application is built to a precision customized length,…

    • PCB Shields and Shielding: RF, RFI, EMI Covers, Lids, Cans & Cages 

      E-FAB has the manufacturing and engineering expertise to help you in custom designing your precision EMI & RFI shielding lids, cans, covers, and cages. E-FAB is able to produce shields for use in component spaces that require extremely tight manufacturing tolerances, where electronic component…

    • Antenna Type: Space Borne Antennas 

      E-FAB Manufactured JPL Antenna is a KA-Band Space Borne Antenna The element is one of 16 strips that JPL assembles into a 3.5 meter diameter Space Borne antenna. Space Borne Antennas consist of etched membrane layers for the antenna elements. NASA Space Borne Antenna Information View…

    • Antenna Type: Space Fed Lens Antennas 

      E-FAB Fabricated Space Fed Lens Antennas NASA Space Fed Lens Antenna Consists of a focal surface and a planar lens array Drawing Courtesy of NASA Linking Satellites Via Earth "Hot Spots" and the Internet to Form Ad Hoc Constellations View additional E-FAB information about fabrication…

    • Fine Precision Lines With E-FAB PCM 

      E-FAB products are manufactured utilizing the photo chemical machining process (PCM) also known in the industry as photo etching, chemical milling, and chemical blanking. E-FAB PCM is used for the mass production of parts from hundreds, thousands, or even millions of metal parts at a very reasonable…

    • Antenna Geometries RF Microwave & RFID Manufacturing 

      RFID, RF, and microwave antenna geometries, along with EMI shields. Antennas can be bonded to plastic, Duroid, and Teflon substrates. Also available are RF Kovar shims, planes, dielectric coated components, antennas for RFID, micro specialty antennas, and large format antennas etched on thin…

  • Flex 

    E-FAB can build flex PCBs, rigid-flex boards, and custom flex circuits for today's technology needs. We can do what others can not. E-FAB has developed unique processes that typical flex shops do not have. Contact E-FAB today to find out more.

    • Flex Circuits Contact 

      E-FAB flex circuits group for military and commercial applications. E-FAB flex circuits for today's precision boards and tomorrow's flexible technology needs. Give us a call and talk with a flex specialist.

    • Flex Circuits Information 

      With E-FAB's precision photo chemical machining capabilities, we have the technical expertise, experience, and engineering "know-how" in building precision flexible circuit boards using various types of substrate materials for the hi-tech flex circuit requirements.

  • E-FAB Manufacturing, Engineering, PCM & Flex Circuits Expertise 

    E-FAB's customers are located world-wide and are involved in a diverse range of industries. We build and deliver an extensive array of precision thin metal and flex circuits part types to all locations of the globe. E-FAB is dedicated to offering its customers reliable production schedules, the…

    • E-FAB Manufacturing, Engineering, and Design Support Services 

      E-FAB provides custom manufacturing, engineering, and design support services for thin metal projects. E-FAB's areas of expertise include but not limited to: materials science, heat treating, metrology, lamination, joining technology electro plating, electro-less plating, etching, photo chemical…

    • History of E-FAB Since 1981 

      E-FAB customers develop "state-of-the-art" products in the electronic, electrical machinery, microwave communications, telecommunications, military, medical electronics, implant fields, EMI and RF shielding, semiconductor industry, and printed circuit board industries. E-FAB offers engineering…

    • E-FAB is a Preferred Supplier of Antenna Elements 

      E-FAB Photo Etch Technologies Antenna elements are fabricated by E-FAB for cavity backed, spiral antenna assemblies. E-FAB, Inc. - Preferred Supplier Micro Technology Antenna Fabrication Specialist Building antennas for: NASA, JPL, L3, aerospace, military, broadband, cellular, large satellite…


Blog Posts

  • Category: Antennas  (3)
    • E-FAB Microstrip Photo Etched Antennas by: E-FAB

      E-FAB is a photo etch, photo chemical machining, and micro chem milling manufacturer of microstrip antennas on various substrates such as Duroid laminates, polyimide, Kapton, Teflon, and ceramics. FR4 epoxy fiberglass laminates have also been used but the Duroid laminates, polyimides, Teflons,…

    • Etched Septum Filter Inserts by: E-FAB

      An Ideal Application For Photo Chemical Machining, PCM, Is In The Microwave Industry LMDS WAVEGUIDE E-PLANE FILTER DESIGN Engineering design software and resources can be found at www.engineers.com E-FAB can help you with the manufacturing processes used in Septum Filter Inserts, E-Plane,…

    • Large Format Photo Etched Antennas by: E-FAB

      JPL Antenna Element Pictured Below Is for a KA-Band Antenna Antenna element is one of 16 strips that JPL assembles into a 3.5 meter diameter Space Borne antenna system. E-FAB has developed a process by which tight tolerances can be held in a large format photo etched pattern. Chair is displayed…

  • Category: CNC  (2)
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  • Category: Machining  (3)
  • Category: Microwave  (1)
    • Etched Septum Filter Inserts by: E-FAB

      An Ideal Application For Photo Chemical Machining, PCM, Is In The Microwave Industry LMDS WAVEGUIDE E-PLANE FILTER DESIGN Engineering design software and resources can be found at www.engineers.com E-FAB can help you with the manufacturing processes used in Septum Filter Inserts, E-Plane,…

  • Category: Miscellaneous  (4)
    • Merry Christmas 2010 & Happy New Year 2011 by: E-FAB

      E-FAB Christmas Party 2010 E-FAB O What Fun We Had Photo Etching All The Way!

    • Welcome to the New E-FAB Website Design by: E-FAB

      We are really excited about our new website look and feel, and we think you will like it too! E-FAB can do what some in the industry feel is the impossible.

    • E-FAB 2006 Christmas Party by: E-FAB

      Everyone enjoyed themselves at the 2006 Christmas PartyE-FAB 2006 Christmas PartyA time to relax, have fun, enjoy the company, and have some great food.View the E-FAB Slide Show.E-FAB provides Photo Chemical Machining, Photo Etching, and Photochemical Milling for a wide variety of industries. The…

    • E-FAB News and PCM Information by: E-FAB

      Welcome to the launch of the new E-FAB Inc. news and information blog. From time to time, we will be bringing you updated photo chemical etching, machining, and milling information from us to you. From our E-fAB website, we hope you can learn a bit more of what photo chemical machining, photo…

  • Category: PCM  (4)
    • Welcome to the New E-FAB Website Design by: E-FAB

      We are really excited about our new website look and feel, and we think you will like it too! E-FAB can do what some in the industry feel is the impossible.

    • Etched Septum Filter Inserts by: E-FAB

      An Ideal Application For Photo Chemical Machining, PCM, Is In The Microwave Industry LMDS WAVEGUIDE E-PLANE FILTER DESIGN Engineering design software and resources can be found at www.engineers.com E-FAB can help you with the manufacturing processes used in Septum Filter Inserts, E-Plane,…

    • Large Format Photo Etched Antennas by: E-FAB

      JPL Antenna Element Pictured Below Is for a KA-Band Antenna Antenna element is one of 16 strips that JPL assembles into a 3.5 meter diameter Space Borne antenna system. E-FAB has developed a process by which tight tolerances can be held in a large format photo etched pattern. Chair is displayed…

    • Precision Mil Spec PCM Manufacturing & Fabrication by: E-FAB

      E-FAB manufactures Mil Spec products for both Defense and Commercial sector markets.

  • Category: Screens  (1)
    • Precision Thin Metal Fine Mesh Screens by: E-FAB

      .002 Inches Thin Metal Fine Mesh Screen in Stainless Steel Custom made, stainless steel, 0.002 inches thin metal, with 0.002 inches web thickness, precision fine mesh screen. Contact E-FAB for precision fine mesh screen information or sales quote. Click on images above for close-up…


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