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Zinc Diecast plating problem.




I have plating problem with Zinc Die cast. It often bubbles. What can I do to prevent this? How can I strip this nickel plating off the Zinc Die-cast to start over again? Appreciate any suggestion.

Steven CHEN
- Auckland, NEW ZEALAND
2000



Please give info regarding your plating cycle to enable us to help you out.

sara michaeli
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Sara Michaeli
Tel-Aviv-Yafo, Israel
2000



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Hello, Steven.

Metalx (Ronatec.us) [a finishing.com supporting advertiser], among others, offers strippers for this purpose.

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



Try using about 700 gms/ lit of sulfuric Acid with 4 gms / lit of copper sulphate [on eBay or Amazon affil link]or 4 gms/ lit of glycerol. Current -Cathodic.

Khozem Vahaanwala
Khozem Vahaanwala
Saify Ind
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Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
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2000



Dear Steven,

Zn diecast article should be first Copper plated -followed by Nickel or Nickel/chrome plating.

A.S. Sridhar
- Bangalore
2001


To remove the nickel plating the best method is to sand blast the bubbling effect could be to impurities and/or hydrogen embrittlement,

David Weltsch
Disney - California
2003


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