Jiggle Cell for Hull Cell Plating
Q. I would like to know what a jiggle cell is and what information is obtained from it. Which companies make the equipment? Any help would be appreciated.Robert Kestler
- Cherry Point, North Carolina
A. Jiggle cell is a 1000 ml cell that like Hull Cell enables to examine in lab conditions of plating solutions. It is a bent panel that gives more info on solution then Hull Cell, mainly on low current densities and roughness.
The only manufacturer I know is Mcgean-Rohco.
chemical process supplier
A. I have used jiggle cells, but I have not found them to be of much more value than the Hull Cell. The cell is a tall, tipsy, contraption which moves the panel up and down. You bend the cathode into an -L- or a -b-. Then after you plate it, open up the closed area to view the extreme low current density areas. You can see as much by looking at the back of a plated Hull Cell panel. Shelf roughness is something you supposedly can check, but anode bags only work when you don't disturb them. Nobody lifts anode bags out a solution, and then expects smooth plating.
July 6, 2009
A. We used the Jiggle Cell and it is the best way to test some plating solutions, mainly Copper Acid and Fe/ZnFe... it show us the low current density areas, as the Tom says.Assis, Silvio R
- São Paulo, SP, Brazil
RFQ: I need a jiggle cell, new or used in very good condition. Used for nickel plating tests. Rectangular, 1000ml plating cell with rotary motor for panel agitation.Jim Saas
sales / service - Carmel, Indiana, USA
June 5, 2014
Q / RFQ: I am looking for a Jiggle Cell. All the laboratories where I have worked already had the Jiggle cell and I only had to buy anode and panels (cathodes). I want Jiggle cells to provide better laboratory service but cannot find a manufacturer for the Jiggle cell itself. I was hoping that other readers or advertisers are aware of someone selling the actual cell. I already have suppliers for the anodes and panels (but am open to suggestions for other suppliers for anodes and cathodes too).Matthew Poppe
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