Copper Plating of Stainless Steel

We electroplate 304 stainless steel using a copper sulfate plating bath. Should we make any changes to our process if we want to plate 430-stainless steel?


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Q. We electroplate 304 stainless steel using a copper sulfate plating bath. Should we make any changes to our process if we want to plate 430-stainless steel? L. M.

 

A. You should be able to plate the 430-stainless steel using the same general approach as used for plating 304-stainless steel. Since you did not include any details in your e-mail, I am unable to comment in any greater detail. 

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