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Need chrome dipping (not electroplating) equipment
November 17, 2008
looking for a supplier of chrome dipping equipment not the plating type, I live in Canada so a Canadian distributor would be nice but I also purchase a lot of my antique auto parts from the States, just cost us more with the exchange n duty, any help would be greatly appreciated, not finding much on the net.Kevin Williston
hobbyist - Moncton, NB, Canada
Ed. note: Sorry, this RFQ is outdated so private contact is no longer available, but public technical replies are still welcome! No public brand/source suggestions please ( huh? why?)
November 18, 2008
Hi, Kevin. Sorry, but there is no such thing. Chrome is applied solely by electroplating. You can, however, apply shiny, spray-on "chrome-look" paint. Please see our "Introduction to Chrome Plating".
Ted Mooney, P.E.
Striving to live Aloha
finishing.com - Pine Beach, New Jersey
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