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Zinc Dust treatment of plating solution
Q. Hi and Aloha,
I'm looking to give Zinc Dust to my Alkaline Zinc alloy solution, I've confirmed that I got iron deposited on my parts when the power supply if turned off.
Can you help me with the steps to perform the zinc dust treatment?
- Nogales, Mexico
June 29, 2023
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Q. Why do they give zinc dust
[affil link] treatment and carbon treatment to electroplating tanks?
How to add brightener or booster in electroplating tank? Do I have to dilute the brightener or booster before I add it to the tank?
quality - irunkattukottai, Tamilnadu, India
June 15, 2009
A. zinc dust
[affil link] is usually for treating/eliminating metal impurities such as Pb, Cu which came from the zinc anode, or the caustic soda
, water, or bus bar used in plating tank.
- Bekasi, West Java, Indonesia
A. Suppose plating bath is contaminated with metallic impurities, then we give zinc dust
[affil link] treatment.
- Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
zinc dust [affil link] is used for reducing the metallic impurities(inorganic) in the plating bath
Carbon is used for removing organic impurities mostly oils, and break down products of additives.
There is not any recommendations to add brighteners in dilute form, but make sure the bath well mixed after dosing.
plating process supplier - Bangalore, India
July 13, 2009
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