Metal Chem, Inc.

29 Freedom Ct.
Greer, SC 29650 US

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A Message from Metal Chem, Inc.

Specialists in Metal Finishing Chemicals and Equipment

METAL CHEM is a specialty chemical business located in Greenville, SC that works to develop, manufacture, and service pretreatment, post-treatment, and waste treatment products used in the metal finishing industry.

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Balancing an Electroless Nickel Bath to Optimize Performance
While today’s EN baths are much more user friendly than they were even 10 years ago, plating shops still strive to maintain consistent, trouble-free operation. The following provides a basic understanding of EN bath control.

Metal Chem’s Plating Process Designed for Metallic and Non-Metallic Substrates
The company says this product provides excellent electrical conductivity and low contact resistance, benefitting electrical applications.

The Iron Pillar of Delhi is a Hindu monument constructed around A.D. 400, and is an example of  corrosion-resistant steel.

Electroless Nickel-Plated Steel vs. Stainless Steel
Corrosion resistance comparisons and cost savings of EN-plated mild steel versus 400 series stainless steel.

Electroless Nickel-plated Steel versus Stainless Steel: Case Studies
This paper highlights two case studies of manufacturers that have replaced, or done studies to replace, stainless steel with electroless nickel-plated mild steel. In both cases, cost savings could be realized while maintaining or improving product quality.

High-speed Electroless Nickel Process Decreases Dwell Time
The Meta-Plate Ultra Phos OG high-speed high-phosphorous plating process benefits users.

Lloyd Ploof Joins Metal Chem Inc.
Lloyd Ploof has joined Metal Chem Inc. as a regional sales manager and technical service provider for the Northeast and Midwest U.S.

Just Peachy in South Carolina as Palmetto Plating thrives on ingenuity, automotives
More than 1 million of them pass through tanks each year at Palmetto, which specializes in anodizing, black oxide, chromate conversion coatings, decorative and hard chrome, electroless nickel, pickling, and passivation.

Lay It On THICK
Plating thick EN deposits without pitting

Product Categories of Metal Chem, Inc.

Acid Salts
Acids
Aluminum Etchants and Deoxidizers
Anode Bags
Anode Bars, Baskets, Hooks
Anodes, copper
Anodes, lead
Anodes, nickel
Anodes, tin
Blackening Processes, solutions
Bright Dips
Chemical Coatings
Chemical-Polishing Processes
Cleaning Chemicals, aqueous
Computer Control Systems for Finishing Processes
Descaling Chemicals
Foam-Control Chemical Additives
Inhibitors, acid pickling
Lacquer, water-displacing
Masks, plating
Masks, solder dip
Mechanical Plating Equipment
Mechanical Plating Supplies
Nickel Activators
Paint Strippers, chemical
Pickling Solutions
Plating Activators, all metals
Plating Processes for Aluminum
Plating Processes for Magnesium
Plating Processes for Plastics
Plating Processes, nickel
Plating Processes, nickel sulfamate
Plating Processes, nickel, electroless
Plating Processes, tin, electroless
Pollution Control Chemicals, chromium reduction
Printed Circuit Board Processing Chemicals
Rinse Aids
Smut Removers, aluminum
Stop-Off Coatings, Waxes
Stripping Solutions, metal
Tank Linings, Tumbling Barrel Linings
Tanks, plastic
Tape, masking for plating and painting
Used Equipment