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Nodules in Nickel Plate
What could be causing “voids” and “nodules” in the nickel layer of the brake pistons we plate?
Ask an Expert Published: 1/28/2014
Hazy Chrome Plate
I am plating a door plate for a lock set made from zinc die cast that has a 90-degree slot into which the door handle is inserted. Why is a haziness visible around the slot area?
Ask an Expert Published: 10/29/2013
Chromium Plating of Zinc Diecasts
What is the best way to set up a chrome plating line?
Ask an Expert Published: 7/1/2013
Cloudy Decorative Chrome
We have a decorative chrome plating process using hex-chrome and find that, in the high current density areas, there is cloudiness more often than not. What should we be looking for to solve this problem?
Ask an Expert Published: 11/15/2012
Plating Carbide Parts
How do I prepare small carbide parts for hard-chrome plating?
Ask an Expert Published: 11/13/2012
Mirror Chrome Finish
n the process used to achieve the chrome plate specified in ASTM B456, do you polish the parts before or after the electrodeposited coating?
Ask an Expert Published: 10/30/2012
Cloudy Decorative Chrome
We have a decorative chrome plating process using hex-chrome and find that, in the high current density areas, there is cloudiness more often than not. What should we be looking for to solve this problem?
Ask an Expert Published: 9/25/2012
Hard Chrome Plating
What is causing teardrop-shaped pits on parts plated in a standard hexavalent chromium bath?
Ask an Expert Published: 9/10/2012
Unstable Decorative Chrome Bath
Our decorative chromium plating tank is giving me fits! We have heavy chrome burning on the high-current-density areas and frequent staining. The chromium burning does not occur all the time. Can you suggest some things for me to investigate to solv...
Ask an Expert Published: 6/18/2012
Sandpaper Finish
Our company produces oven racks. The base material is a low-carbon steel (SAE 1006/SAE 1008). The racks are nickel-chromium plated. After the process is completed, the plating has the feel and look of sandpaper, and we must have a bright, smooth fin...
Ask an Expert Published: 5/10/2012

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