Commercial Plating

Electroplating and the Environment

Environmental Electroplating

By admin - 19th September 2015

Environmental Electroplating is a fancy way of saying environmentally friendly. In the metal plating industry, responsible environmental electroplating is important for both safety and pollution prevention. In general,...

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Surface Preparation

Four Steps to a Successful Metal Finish – Surface Preparation

By admin - 12th August 2015

Surface preparation is a crucial first stage in the metal plating process. An objects surface must be smooth and clean before electroplating can commence. The quality of a...

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Rack Plating

Rack or Barrel Plating: Which is Best for My Project?

By admin - 7th August 2015

Simply put, electroplating is the process of bonding one form of metal or compound alloy to another base metal in order to provide enhanced conductivity or protection; and...

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Removing Chrome Plating

By admin - 6th August 2015

We often get questions about removing chrome plating. Chrome is short for Chromium, a chemical element with the symbol CR and an atomic number of 24. Chrome is...

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Barrel plating parts and objects

7 Advantages of Barrel Plating

By admin - 27th July 2015

Barrel Plating Barrel plating uses a rotating container that turns a large amount of items at one time as a result this is beneficial for mas production. The...

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Electrocleaning and Pre-finishing

Cleaning During the Electroplating Process

By admin - 13th July 2015

Electroplating process, pre-finishing procedures such as cleaning, stripping and polishing are extremely important activities that must be performed in order to produce a quality metal finish. Without a...

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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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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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Tin Plated

Benefits of Tin Plating

By admin - 21st October 2014

What is Tin? Tin is a silver-white metal that is soft, ductile and malleable. Due to this flexibility, tin can be molded and stretched into a variety of...

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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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