NASF Online Course: Electroplating & Surface Finishing
NASF/AESF has announced a two-part web-based Electroplating & Surface Finishing Parts course. The course will run throughout September and November on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at Noon – 2 p.m. EST.
- Part-1: September 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29
- Part-2: November 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24
The course will cover:
- Metallic Corrosion
- Part Fabrication
- Barrel, Rack, and Other Plating Methods
- Hull Cell and Other Test Cells
- Filtration & Purification of Surface Finishing Solutions
- Preparing Metals for Plating
- Testing of Plated Deposits
- Zinc Plating
- Chromates, Phosphates & Black Oxide
- Copper Plating
- Nickel Plating
- Chromium Plating
- Precious Metals Part-1: Silver, Palladium, Ruthenium
- Precious Metals Part-2: Gold, Platinum, Rhodium
- Alloy Plating
- Electroless Nickel Plating
NASF says the web-based training program is beneficial for operators and supervisors of job shop and captive shops applying a broad range of surface finishes on a variety of substrates. The course is also beneficial to sales personnel serving the metal finishing industry.
The Electroplating & Surface Finishing Parts course presents a broad range of information related to the fundamentals of electroplating, and methods of preparing parts for various surface finishing processes. NASF/AESF says that at the conclusion of the course, students should be prepared to take the Certified Electro-Finisher (CEF) exam. If the student receives a 70% or higher on the exam, they will receive one credit towards the Master Surface Finisher (MSF) designation and will be awarded the CEF designation — the world’s most respected and most widely recognized designation for finishing professionals.
This update is courtesy of the National Association for Surface Finishing (NASF). For more information or to become a member, visit nasf.org.