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Metal looking finish on plastic parts
We manufacture DC powered ceiling fans for people who live in independently powered homes--solar, wind, small hydroelectric. Our fans main body parts are made from glass filled ABS plastic.
Question: is it possible to put shiny brass, antique brass and/or a satin nickel finish on to this type of plastic.Foster Hankins
ceiling fan manufacture - Colville, Washington, USA
It's not only possible, but there are numerous competing technologies including electroplating, electroplating followed by electrophoretic lacquer, vacuum metallizing, and chrome-look paints. They are all shiny, although they vary in cost and durability.
Ted Mooney, P.E.
finishing.com - Pine Beach, New Jersey
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