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What is the PCMI library?

The PCMI produces a number of publications each year, that are designed to help manufacturers of PCM deliver greater benefit to their customers and the businesses they represent.

Available to purchase

Electronic copies of journal archives and general PCM related information are all available to members and non members to purchase, at a minimal cost via the library.

Free publications for members

As part of the PCMI membership, members receive technical journals for FREE. Simply use the coupon code given to you when you checkout. If you have misplaced this code, please contact Catherine Flaherty by phone: (508) 385-0085 or email:

The publications

The publications cover a broad range of subjects from process information and latest equipment technology through to market applications of the PCM process. If you have any questions about your order or the products we offer in our store, be sure to contact us.

Professor David Allen’s Photochemical Machining and Photoelectroforming is available for purchase!

This second PCM-focused book, written by Professor David Allen, incorporates all aspects of modern PCM technology and includes a chapter on photoelectroforming (PEF). This book also covers phototool production, automation, process control and environmental compliance issues relevant to today’s industry.

The 237-page book is printed in full color on glossy paper and perfectly soft-bounded in a laminated cover for durability.

There are a limited number of books for sale through PCMI and can be purchased here. Once purchased and processed, the book will be mailed to the address provided.

testimonial0“Dr. Allen’s book is a well-worn and often used reference at Watlow Electric.  With a wide range of topics and information, I highly recommend this book to etchers of all experience.”
Steven  Burns, Process Engineer
Watlow Electric

“Professor Allen’s book is the definitive work on all aspects of photochemical machining and electroforming. I have been in the industry for over 35 years and frequently refer to this book for references and assistance with complex issues. His depth of knowledge and experience is essential to anybody working in the field.”
Dr. Peter Jefferies
Heatric, Division of Meggitt

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Winter 1989 Waste Water Management and Treatment Today As the representative ofGuetling for the Dutch speaking part of this world, I have been given the honor to address this meeting.…

July 1981 Water Conservation - why and how The following guidelines were developed by Mr. James K. Rogers. Digital Equipment Corporation and are provided for information to manufacturers using tbe…

Spring 1993 Water Pollution Control Water Pollution Control is becoming increasingly more important within the United Kingdom. This paper was designed to give the local authority's point of view as…

Spring/Summer 1995 Zero-Defect Phototools A THOUGHT: The product never gets better than the phototool. The best you can hope for is a product as good as or worse than the…