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Our process is unmatched in precision. We will work with you to ensure your component allows your finished product to perform as needed. The first step is a finished component that meets the exact specifications of your design.

  • Metal thickness: Up to 0.100”
  • Channel depth: Up to 030” deep
  • Channel width: Minimum of .006”
  • Mesh hole minimum diameter: .006”
  • Plate length and width: Up to 24” x 48”
  • Linear dimension tolerances: +/-10% of channel depth


We are able to create your component out of a number of practical and durable metals, including stainless steel, copper alloys, and aluminum. Our experts can help you determine the right material.

  • Stainless steel
  • Monel
  • Aluminum

Why Choose Photochemical Etching for Bipolar Plates

As the global fuel cell market continues to rise, bipolar and cooling plates made using photochemical etching offer significant advantages for manufacturers including design flexibility and cost savings.

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Capabilities to Support Your Exact Needs

Precision metal fabrication creates highly-accurate and detailed components. Our capabilities span the full spectrum to ensure every part meets your unique specifications and are delivered exactly when you need them.

  • Start-to-Finish Product Support
  • Trusted Vendor Partners
  • In-House Manufacturing & Engineering
  • Custom Packaging & Shipping


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Consult with a Technical Sales Expert About Your Bipolar Plate Requirements

At Switzer, we know the world is going to adopt hydrogen fuel cell usage rapidly during the next five years. You need a partner who can produce in bipolar plates for high volumes to keep up with that demand. A consultation with our sales team is more than a quote, because Switzer does more than make your parts. Schedule your consultation to discuss:

Material Consultations
Prototype Assistance
Streamlining Supply Chains
Cost Efficiency & Savings

Your Fuel Cell Specialist is

Paul Eppolito

Business Development at Switzer

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