Problem of hard chrome plating not depositing on weld joints
October 22, 2008
I am doing hard chrome plating on SS jobs but I am facing a problem. Chrome is not getting deposited on welding joints on the job. Can somebody suggest me the remedy?
Chintan Shah Businessmen - Mumbai, India
October 30, 2008
If this is not a low current density area(an inside angle), then the surface is not properly cleaned and or activated. It may be from a heavy oxide or weld slag or flux or?
You might try a Wood's nickel strike and immediately go into the chrome. Caution, there can not be any chrome salts residue on the fixture or it will slowly poison the nickel tank.
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