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 Electroplating Systems

Simultaneous engineering reduces energy and resource consumption.

Preventing Electroplating Tank Catastrophes in Surface Finishing Operations

About 75 percent of process tank users have reported tank failures. Here’s how to avoid them.

Experts

How Trivalent Chrome Compares to Hexavalent

Columbia Chemical’s Mark Schario explains how the performance of trivalent chromium compares to hexavalent chromium, and what is needed to make the change to tri-chrome plating.

Featured Video

Sur/Fin Products on Display - Chemistry-2

Here’s a look at what will be on display from some of the top chemical suppliers at this year’s Sur/Fin conference, to be held June 4-6 in Cleveland, Ohio.
INNOVATIONS

Bowman Supplies Goddard Space Flight Center With XRF Technology

At Goddard, the Model P will precisely analyze ENIG, ENEPIG and alloys on printed circuit boards. 

Tri-Mer Offers Dust Collectors for Dry Processing

Machines perform at exceptionally high efficiencies, about 99+ percent range for a broad variety of soluble and insoluble particulate.