Etching stainless steel with MultiEtch

Stainless steel tiffin boxes (dabbas) in Chennai, India. By McKay Savage (CC BY 2.0).

Stainless steel tiffin boxes (dabbas) in Chennai, India. By McKay Savage (CC BY 2.0).

How to etch stainless steel with Multi-Etch

Etch rates for stainless steel using Multi‑Etch
Process Etch time (minutes) Etch depth (inches) Surface change
135°F regular strength 3 0.001 Matte with dark grey 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 stainless steel.

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.