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Welding Problem
Is there electrolytic nickel plating that we can weld without forming pinholes?
Ask an Expert Published: 1/19/2015
Hazy Decorative Chrome
Why do some of our larger parts appear to have a hazy finish when our smaller racked parts do not?
Ask an Expert Published: 1/19/2015
Desmutting Carbon and Stainless Steel
Is there a chemical desmut that we can use on carbon and stainless steel after reverse sulfuric etching?
Ask an Expert Published: 1/19/2015
Magnetic Rods
Why are nickel-plated rods forming whiskers and spurs on the surface?
Ask an Expert Published: 1/1/2015
Process Control in Plating
My new position requires me to put in place process control procedures for all of our plating lines. Can you give me any suggestions?
Ask an Expert Published: 1/1/2015
A Case History
The following is a case history that I recently tried to solve. It is not in the usual format of question and answer, but I think it can be instructive to anybody involved in plating.
Ask an Expert Published: 12/1/2014
Nickel Roughness
What causes roughness on the tops of nickel-plated parts?
Ask an Expert Published: 12/1/2014
Blisters and Nickel Plating
What causes blistering in nickel barrel plating?
Ask an Expert Published: 12/1/2014
Pitting in Acid Zinc Plating
What causes pitting on steel part surfaces after acid zinc plating?
Ask an Expert Published: 12/1/2014
Spotting, Pits and Assorted Defects on Zinc Die Casts
How can one avoid spots, blisters and assorted defects when plating zinc die casts with high porosity?
Ask an Expert Published: 11/1/2014

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