i'am actually intending to install a small pcb production process (100 pieces per day) and i am still hesitating on the etching method: chemical or with a milling machine !! I would prefer a cnc machine but would it produce industrial standard pcb's ?? And do you know some good manufacturers
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I would say etching, should be cheaper as well. I'd only consider milling if I wanted to make prototypes in my office right that minute. I remember that the cost of a professional grade pcb milling machine was pretty expensive. I've seen some 3d printer mods that could be cheaper.
If you're worried about handling chemicals you'll have to anyway for the via process unless your boards don't require vias.
You should be able to do more boards per unit of time in an etching tank then a single milling machine I think. That means etching
Also unless this is just for you, I personally wouldn't order a board from someone milling them.