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Importance of Hard Gold in Plating PWBs


2001

What is the difference between "hard" gold and regular gold when dealing with plating printed circuit boards?

Jimw
- Grand Haven Mi USA


2001

Hard gold is harder and more wear resistant, so you are less likely to wear through it and expose the nickel on surfaces like edge contacts. Ted Mooney, finishing.com Teds signature
Ted Mooney, P.E.
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Pine Beach, New Jersey



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