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.

Watch the Video and See How to Take Part in National Surface Finishing Day

Watch Products Finishing editor Tim Pennington show you how your shop can utilize National Surface Finishing Day on March 6 to help promote your facility and the surface finishing industry.

Workforce Development in the Finishing Industry

The January issue of Products Finishing takes a look at an issue which is affecting every job shop and OEM: how to develop and retain a qualified workforce. I had the chance to talk with several shop owners about the importance of certification and training in retention of employees, and discovered a new program that helps veterans enter the liquid and powder coating industry. Check out the issue here.

Experts

Fixing The Cause Of Yellowing In Blue Trivalent Passivate

When parts look great upon initial make-up, but begin to yellow in appearance after 2-4 weeks, Chad Murphy from Columbia Chemical says it can be a number of factors.

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

Rust Proof Chemical Resistant Corner Canopy Hoods

It is designed to capture and exhaust corrosive vapors, heat steam and odors when mounted over areas that have water baths, hot plates or other lab equipment. 

MacDermid Enthone Industrial Solutions Debuts NiKlad ELV Velocity HP Process

Process is a new generation, lead and cadmium-free, high speed high phosphorus electroless nickel plating system that allows for improved plating rates.