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Mechanised method for stripping electroplated cobalt from cathode





2000

Is there a mechanised method (i.e. not using a hammer) for stripping electroplated cobalt and copper from cathode plates without affecting the copper and cobalt. Since this matter is of great importance any information would be appreciated.

J.V.D.B.
- Kitwe, Copperbelt, Zambia



2000

I'm not aware of a mechanism for this purpose, but I will note that if you passivate the cathode with sodium dichromate or egg albumin, the plating should pull off easily.

Ted Mooney, finishing.com
Ted Mooney, P.E.
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