Knowledge | Electroplating
Electroplating is a finishing process
which a metallic coating is deposited onto a part.
Specifications may be required and be provided on the
engineering drawing delivered to the electroplater services
provider. Electroplating standards vary from industry and application requirements. Electroplating
services companies may offer and recommend internal-company
specific grades or quality depending on purchaser
Electroplating may be applied for decorative use
by applying fine gold or silver for protecting and
enhancing the base metal appearance.
Less expensive gold or silver plated jewelry is commonly
available as a less expensive alternative for
consumers. A wide selection of gold finishes varying in
color, hardness, and plating thickness is available to
British Standard BS 4641 provides detail
methods for specifying requirements for electroplated /
electroplating of chromium on ferrous and non-ferrous
metals for engineering and manufacturing purposes.
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