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Benefits of Silver Plating

By admin - 9th July 2015

Why should I use silver? In the metal plating industry, silver does not necessarily mean second place. Silver is a nearly white colored semi-precious alloy that has many...

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Electroless Nickel Plating: Description and Benefits

By admin - 8th July 2015

Electroless nickel plating (EN) is a process for depositing a nickel alloy from aqueous solutions onto a substrate (surface) without the use of electric current. As a result,...

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10 Facts about rare Gold

By admin - 6th July 2015

Ten facts about Gold 1.Gold is a very rare metal. So rare, that the world produces more steel in an hour than it has produced gold since the...

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Stopping Corrosion

Stopping Corrosion

By admin - 15th June 2015

The Problem: Metallic corrosion impacts nearly every industry in the United States. As a result, based on a study conducted by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), corrosion causes over $250...

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The Electroplating Process In 8 Steps

By admin - 15th May 2015

The electroplating process is a complex procedure and while there are several different techniques, this info-graphic may make the process a little easier to understand: The Plating Process 1....

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Holiday Schedule

By admin - 18th November 2014

We just wanted to post a friendly reminder about our holiday schedule! Our shop and front office will be closed on certain days during the week.  Your calls...

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The Color Silver

By admin - 1st July 2014

History states the color Silver is named after a beautiful color of a river in Turkey named Lycia. Man has had a long relationship with silver back in Indo/European...

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How Much Is An Olympic Gold Medal Worth?

By admin - 7th February 2014

How much is an Olympic medal worth?  Working with various forms of precious metal on a daily basis, we were curious about the value of an Olympic gold...

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Electroplating Evolution

By admin - 9th December 2013

Modern regulations have caused the electroplating process to evolve into something quite different. The Italian chemist Luigi Brugnatelli created the original process. In the early 1800’s Brugnatelli began to...

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Benefits of Metal Plating

Benefits of Metal Plating

By admin - 10th August 2011

Electroplating  a metal object starts with lowering it into a electrolyte solution with dissolving ions of another metal-type in it. After submerging the object,Running an electric current through both...

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