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"Plating gold onto copper mesh and stainless"



2004

Hi,

Does anyone know the process how to plate gold over a copper wire mesh and Stainless steel 314?

Thanks.

Kayla Luis
plating shop - Redonobeach , California
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2004

You are trying to plate real parts, not hypothetical parts, Kayla, and that makes the answer dependent upon a lot of real-world details. Have you attempted it? If so, what can you tell us?

The following procedure should theoretically work:

Do a Wood's nickel strike on the stainless portion or the whole part, and then copper plate the assembly. Then nickel plate the assembly, then gold plate it. Good luck!

Ted Mooney, finishing.com
Ted Mooney, P.E.
Striving to live Aloha
finishing.com - Pine Beach, New Jersey
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