Mettler John Herbert, Johnson William Lloyd, Strickland William Charles, Zaderej Victor Vasyl: Three dimensional plating or etching process and masks therefor. General Electric Company, KING Arthur M, September 5, 1991: WO/1991/013384

.n a process for plating or etching metalization patterns on the surface of a three dimensional substrate, a flexible plastic mask is fabricated by first coating the surface of a thin plastic sheet with vacuum formable ink. The mask is then molded into the shape of the surface into which the pattern ...