Plating and Food Contact

What is the best material to plate components that come in contact with food?


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Q. What is the best material to plate components that come in contact with food? P. P.

 

A. Tin plating is probably the best material for plating parts that come in contact with food. I would recommend a deposit thickness of 0.0015–0.0025 inch. An alternative finish is hot-dipped tin. 

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