Real-Time Bath Monitoring System
Are there computer-based, real-time monitoring systems for a plating line to eliminate monthly coupon testing and weekly solution testing?
Q. I am looking for a real-time monitoring system for a plating line to eliminate monthly coupon testing and weekly solution testing. Are there computer-based systems that will troubleshoot processes when they “go south?” D.A.
A. What you are really looking for is a “robotic plating technician,” and to my knowledge there currently are no systems that will enable you to do all the things you want to do. There are systems available that will control chemical additions and monitor your plating baths on a real-time basis. Perhaps some of our readers are aware of such a system and will respond.
The processes, chemicals and equipment, plus control and troubleshooting.
Applications, plating solutions, brighteners, good operating practices and troubleshooting.
White Bronze, Copper-Tin-Zinc Tri-metal: Expanding Applications and New Developments in a Changing Landscape
This paper deals with the renewed interest in applications for white bronze tri-metal (Cu-Sn-Zn alloy).