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Our process is exceedingly precise, and our team is knowledgeable about industry regulations. We will work with you to ensure your component allows your finished product to comply with standards. The first step is a finished component that meets the exact specifications of your design. Our process is unmatched in precision.

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  • Elements can be etched to dimensional or resistance requirements, or both
  • Multiple similar designs can be etched together
  • Full lot control, from incoming material through shipment of finished elements
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We are able to create your component out of a number of practical and durable metals. Our experts can help you determine the right metal alloy foil and base laminate combination.


Metal Alloy Foil Element:

  • Inconel
  • Copper
  • Beryllium Copper
  • Phosphor Bronze
  • Nickel
  • Stainless Steel
  • Nichrome

Base Laminate:

  • Silicone
  • Neoprene
  • Fabric (reinforcing or layer)
  • Kapton/Polyimide

The Advantages of Etched Foil Heating Elements vs. Wire Wound Elements

There are two common types of flexible heaters: wire wound and etched foil heating elements. Etched foil heating elements have become the engineer’s choice for the many advantages they can bring to an application.

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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 Etched Foil Heating Element Requirements

At Switzer, our in-house sales team is ready to help you expertly control temperatures for your specific application. Whether you don’t currently offer in-house etching or prefer to outsource it, Switzer will ensure you are utilizing your available capacity and keeping up with peak demand. Schedule your consultation to discuss:

Equipment Performance Optimization
Supply Chain Support
Material Customization
Material Consultations

Your Component Specialist is

Tracey Hibbert

Heating Elements

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