Home /
T.O.C.
FAQs
 
Good
Books
Ref.
Libr.
Advertise
Here
Help
Wanted
Current
Q&A's
Search 🔍
the Site

Chime right in! (no registration req'd)

-----

"Plating Zinc onto Platinum Wire"




Q. Zinc plating platinum alloys. Should we use Acid, Alkaline or cyanide based solution. We are researching plating a 479 Platinum fine size wire. The Zinc will only be 10-30 microinches in thickness.

Christel Bitz
- Mount Vernon, New York, USA
^


"Electroplating Engineering Handbook"
by Larry Durney
from Abe Books
or

Affiliate Link
(finishing.com may earn commission)


A. I have not found a reference, but I am guessing that the hydrogen overvoltage is low enough that you will not deposit any metals from an aqueous solution, instead just reducing hydrogen.

tom pullizzi animated    tomPullizziSignature
Tom Pullizzi
Falls Township, Pennsylvania
^



A. Try them all, but Acid would be fine, especially for a high-speed reel-to-reel wire rig.

Dave Kinghorn
Dave Kinghorn
Chemical Engineer
SUNNYvale, California

^

none
finishing.com is made possible by ...
this text gets replaced with bannerText
spacer gets replaced with bannerImages

Q, A, or Comment on THIS thread SEARCH for Threads about ... My Topic Not Found: Start NEW Thread

Disclaimer: It's not possible to fully 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 might be harmful.

If you are seeking a product or service related to metal finishing, please check these Directories:

 
Jobshops
Capital
Equipment
Chemicals &
Consumables
Consult'g, Train'g
& Software


About/Contact    -    Privacy Policy    -    ©1995-2021 finishing.com, Pine Beach, New Jersey, USA