While there are many variations based on the existence of the factors listed above, metal preparation for plating is essentially a three-step process consisting of pre-cleaning, secondary cleaning and surface activation. We’ll now take a closer look at each process phase.
Copper plating is used in a very broad range of applications and coats your desired components with a thin layer of copper for conductivity or aesthetic considerations.
The chrome plating process is a method of applying a thin layer of chromium onto a substrate (metal or alloy) through an electroplating procedure. In simple terms, electroplating is achieved by passing an electric current between two electrodes which are immersed in an electrolyte bath comprising of chromic acid. One of the electrodes will be the substrate which is to be plated. During the flow of electricity between the two electrodes, chromium atoms are deposited in a layer on the electrode to be plated.
Like copper plating, brass plating is one of our most in-demand processes, and adheres a layer of brass over another material.
Like tin electroplating, zinc electroplating is often chosen when the cost is a primary concern. One key advantage of plating with zinc is its compatibility with just about any type of metal. Zinc can also produce a wide range of surface colors
Nickel plating offers a shiny, hard finish for softer metal components and is used in a number of industries, from clothing to cabinet and door hardware.
About Us & Why We are
The Best For the Job
At Star Electroplating Works, we pride ourselves on our ability to offer industry-best electroplating services to fit any needs. From brass to copper, nickel, chrome and zinc plating. We provide a single-source solution to all of your metal plating needs. However, we’re also dedicated to helping our clients understand the electroplating process to ensure you know exactly what you’re going to receive.
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