netneut
finishing.com -- The Home Page of the Finishing Industry
A website for Serious Education, promoting Aloha,
& the most FUN smiley you can have in metal finishing


Finishing.com has been free for 22 years,
but without net neutrality we could soon
cease to exist. Do us a solid, click on
the banner, and contact congress today!
HomeFAQsBooksHelpWantedAdvertiseForum
topic 5484

Plating Titanium




(2000)

I am interested in any successful plating process that will plate titanium. Bond strengths are of utmost importance.

Bill F.
- Houston, Texas

Ed. note +: Bill received so many replies that he has asked us to remove his name and company name


simultaneous (2000)

Do you want to plate titanium onto something, or something onto titanium? In either case, I would suggest you look at physical vapor deposition. I'm sure there are a number of PVD job shops in your area that can help you out.

jim treglio portrait
Jim Treglio
- Vista, California


(2000)

You probably should do a literature search. There have been several methods advanced over the last 20 years. Testing in the lab is the best way to determine which might work for you. They tend to use nasty chemicals.

James Watts
- Navarre, Florida


(2000)

You can electroplate titanium from a non-aqueous solution. Use titanium chloride (20% in HCL)+DMSO

Nazila Dadvand
- Halifax


(2000)

I would call large quantities of DMSO a nasty. I would suggest getting an MSDS sheet on it before you try it. I would also be checking the costs of waste disposal.

James Watts
- Navarre, Florida


(2000)

Bill, Another option for plating on titanium is brush electroplating which we use a lot for the aerospace industry. With this process you can selectively plate where you need it.

David Crocker
- Valencia, California


(2004)

Ti plating solution:

38 gms TiCl3
200 ml toluene
800 ml ethyl alcohol
o,o2 pitch or resin(smola?!)
18 C,21 A/dm2,graphite anode from Kadaner:Galvanostegija(electroplating),Kiev 1964

Goran Budija
- Zagreb, Croatia



This public forum has 60,000 threads. If you have a question in mind which seems off topic to this thread, you might prefer to Search the Site

ADD a Q or A to THIS thread START a NEW THREADView This Week's HOT TOPICS

Disclaimer: It's not possible to diagnose a finishing problem or the hazards of an operation via these pages. All information presented is for general reference and does not represent a professional opinion nor the policy of an author's employer. The internet is largely anonymous & unvetted; some names may be fictitious and some recommendations may be deliberately harmful.

  If you need a product/service, please check these Directories:

JobshopsCapital Equip. & Install'nChemicals & Consumables Consult'g, Train'g, SoftwareEnvironmental ComplianceTesting Svcs. & Devices


©1995-2017 finishing.com     -    Privacy Policy
How Google uses data when you visit this site.