Etching copper with Multi-Etch

Copper door handles. By Metal Sheets Limited (CC BY-SA 2.0).

Copper door handles. By Metal Sheets Limited (CC BY-SA 2.0).

How to etch copper with Multi-Etch

Etch rates for copper using Multi‑Etch
ProcessEtch time (minutes)Etch depth (inches)Surface change
Copper
135°F regular strength
150.008Matte
940.05Matte
Copper (PMC)
135°F regular strength
30.002Matte, dark brown smut

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 copper.

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.