Electroplating

The Electroplating Zone is a library of all things plating. Research all types of metal plating and electroplating processes, chemistries and equipment. This site-within-a-site is your ultimate resource for plating articles, suppliers and products. Check out our feature stories, tips from industry experts, and the latest in plating innovations from world-class suppliers.

Automated Selective Plating Takes Off With Safran Project

Sifco ASC has partnered with Safran on various surface finishing projects for more than 20 years, including recent work to increase wear resistance on an aircraft’s axles.

Remembering a Finisher’s Son

Metal finisher Fred Warmbier lost his son Otto to the brutal North Korean government after he was charged with a dubious crime and sentenced to hard labor.

Experts

How to Combat Roughness in Cyanide Copper Bath

Q. We have been experiencing roughness in our cyanide copper bath. What should we be looking at to fix this? Plating expert Adam Blakeley has the answer. 

Experts

How to Use XRF Testing Instruments to Accurately Measure Zinc Nickel

Q. What are the XRF testing requirements for plating zinc nickel alloy?
Featured Video

Sun Glo Industrial Plating Survives Trial by Fire

Andy Pozin’s more than three decades in the metal finishing industry nearly came to an end in 2015 when an overnight fire devastated his company and his livelihood.

INNOVATIONS

Pocket Tester Measures Water Quality

EcoTestr pocket testers, available from Gardco, feature updates designed to quickly and easily measure water quality.


Horizontal Vortex Pump Provides Unrestricted Flow

Vertiflo Pump Co. offers its Series 1600 industrial horizontal vortex sump pump for industrial and municipal applications.