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.

A Lustrous Example of Expanding a Plating Operation

Ohio’s Lustrous Metal Coatings Pins Growth on Acquiring Other Manufacturing Operations

Steps to Take Control of Wastewater Treatment

Finishing operations should consider their environmental impact and other motivating factors, beyond mere compliance.

Experts
Measuring Hardness and Wear in Electroless Nickel Coatings

Measuring Hardness and Wear in Electroless Nickel Coatings

Rich O’Brien from Bales Metal Surface Solutions says advances in coatings science have led to the development of multiple choices for surface finishes beyond hard chrome and electroless nickel.

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

Conversion Coatings Optimized for Aluminum Anodizing

Bonderite technologies developed for three key steps of degreasing, etching and hot or cold sealing in the aluminum anodizing process.

ECI's Benchtop Analyzer Optimizes Plating Bath Solutions

QualiLab Elite system combines cyclic voltammetric stripping and library of analytical recipes for metal deposition to determine additives in electroplating baths.