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- n. Plural form of etchant.
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Some PFCs and SF6 are included in the Kyoto Protocol and have been used extensively within the semiconductor industry as plasma etchants.
The scientists demonstrated that treatment with specific etchants reduced the growth of unwanted cells.
If you go the DIY route, copper-clad boards, etchants, transfer films, and drill bits can all add up very fast.
Surface hardening of stainless steels, again this is a standard application for Ion (Plasma) Nitriding without the need to use etchants, blast media or other chemicals.
It’s onto these wafers that circuits will be etched, a process that involves another whole set of toxic metals, gases, solvents, and “etchants.”