Touchless faucet

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Photo submitted by Christine Hardy, marketing coordinator, Quality Metal Finishing Co.

Since the rise of the COVID-19 virus, hands-free activation has been more important than ever, especially when it comes to hand washing. The touchless faucets produced by Quality Metal Finishing are cast, trimmed and machined in-house before the process of polishing and buffing to properly prep the parts. After preparation, the touchless faucets are sent through an automated master cycle to be electroplated in copper, nickel and chrome plating baths. This process creates a decorative chrome finish that is then tested for its thickness and esthetic purposes.


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