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.

2018 Top Shops Benchmarking Survey: Business Strategies

A 98 percent customer retention rate was one reason Electrolizing Corporation of Ohio was selected for distinction in the Finishing Strategies category.

2018 Top Shops Benchmarking Survey: Electroplating Data Show Profit Correlations

Gardner Intelligence found a distinct relationship between profits and order lead time in the thousands of data points it reviewed.
Experts

How to Keep a Plating Bath from Slowing Down

Alkaline plating baths form carbonates over time, and these carbonates cause the baths to become less efficient, resulting in slower plating speed. Asterion’s Roger Sowinski outlines three options for removing carbonates.
Experts

Choosing the Best Electrolytic Nickel Strike

Now that you have decided that an electrolytic nickel strike would benefit your process, how do you choose the best one for your application? Coventya’s Brad Durkin explains.
Featured Video

Sun Glo Industrial Plating Survives Trial by Fire

Andy Pozin’s more than three decades in the metal finishing industry nearly came to an end in 2015 when an overnight fire devastated his company and his livelihood.

INNOVATIONS

A Brite to Highlight Solutions for Cleaning, Finishing, Wastewater Treatment

A Brite says its exhibit at Sur/Fin 2018 will encompass the three areas in which it provides products and services: cleaning, surface finishing and wastewater treatment.

Optimum Anode Offers Dimensionally Stable Anodes

Optimum Anode Technologies provides dimensionally stable anodes with a range of mixed-metal oxide coatings, including iridium, ruthenium, rhodium, platinum and proprietary oxide coatings, as well as platinum plated and clad material.