finishing.com -- The Home Page of the Finishing Industry
A website for Serious Education, promoting Aloha,
& the most FUN smiley you can have in metal finishing

HomeFAQsBooksHelpWantedAdvertiseForum
topic 11407

Zr electroplating?


 

Hello,

I would like to know if it's possible to make a Zr electroplating like we make a Cr electroplating? If yes, do you know where I can find documentation about that (process, mechanical properties of this plating, price to setup this process, Zr price,Ö)

Thanks to answer.

christophe petit
Christophe Petit
- Chicago


 

Not from a water-based solution; most work has been from a fused salt bath.

James Totter
James Totter, CEF
- Tallahassee, Florida


 

Zr is probably too active to be plated from an aqueous solution like Cr. Solvent based plating baths may exist, but putting these into production wouldn't be easy.

Michael Brewington
plating shop - SALISBURY, North Dakota


 

It is possible to plate zirconium onto a substrate, but not "like" chromium. It needs to be done from a non-aqueous plating bath (molten salt, vapor, etc.) because water will separate into hydrogen and oxygen before Zirconium will be reduced from solution.

Ted Mooney, finishing.com Teds signature
Ted Mooney, P.E. RET
finishing.com
Pine Beach, New Jersey



This public forum has 60,000 threads. If you have a question in mind which seems off topic to this thread, you might prefer to Search the Site

ADD a Q or A to THIS thread START a NEW THREADView This Week's HOT TOPICS

Disclaimer: It's not possible to diagnose a finishing problem or the hazards of an operation via these pages. All information presented is for general reference and does not represent a professional opinion nor the policy of an author's employer. The internet is largely anonymous & unvetted; some names may be fictitious and some recommendations may be deliberately harmful.

  If you need a product/service, please check these Directories:

JobshopsCapital Equip. & Install'nChemicals & Consumables Consult'g, Train'g, SoftwareEnvironmental ComplianceTesting Svcs. & Devices


©1995-2017 finishing.com     -    Privacy Policy
How Google uses data when you visit this site.