Etching aluminum with Multi-Etch

Aluminum sheet. By TextureX (CC BY 2.0).

Aluminum sheet. By TextureX (CC BY 2.0).

How to etch aluminum with Multi-Etch

Etch rates for aluminum (3003) using Multi‑Etch
ProcessEtch time (minutes)Etch depth (inches, cumulative total)Surface change
150–160°F double strength
10.00033Matte, white
20.00081Matte, white
30.00098Matte, white

Step-by-step guides on etching with Multi-Etch

The guides below demonstrate etching with titanium, but the order of steps are the same for etching aluminum.

Tips and tricks when etching with Multi-Etch

Ordering Multi-Etch

Multi-Etch can be ordered throughout the world! View the list of Multi-Etch retailers.

Questions? You can contact Multi-Etch by phone or email.