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"2c. Electroplating & Electroforming"

• How to calculate the current density for all plating baths? - November 9

• Satin nickel plating problem open Q. - November 8

• Tin over nickel on aluminum bus bar turns black - November 3

• Problem in Acid Chloride Zinc Plating open Q. - October 31

• Calculating zinc consumption in acid zinc plating open Q. - October 31

In Search of a Metal Plater with loooooooooong tanks! RFQ: Anywhere in USA - October 29

43776-3i Bright silver doesn't blister in diffusion bake, but blisters upon 2nd bake - October 28

20394-1i Tin plating solution is turning grey open Q. - October 28

• Can applying a strike solution reduce the usability at high temperature? - October 28

• Trivalent Chrome Plating Q&A's, Problems & Solutions open Q. - October 28

• Tin plated parts are turning black - October 26

• Pitting in hard chrome plated steel - October 24

• Why does dummy plating work? open Q. - October 19

• Zinc Plating Internal Threads: dimensional changes & coverage issues - October 18

• Nickel Electrowinning Q&As, Problems & Solutions open Q. - October 18

38877-14i Alkaline Zinc Plating Q&A's, Problems & Solutions - October 11

• How to obtain yellow colour in brass plating? open Q. - October 10

• Nickel Plating Rotary Textile Screens open Q. - October 9

• Hard chrome plating vs. salt spray hours requirement - October 8

• Brass Plating not sticking to underlying nickel plating - October 5

• Plating zinc diecast (Zamak-3): Process sequence? open Q. - September 29

• Zinc-plating appearance problems (white, powdery, rough surface) open Q. - September 29

• Alkaline Zinc plating: How can caustic & zinc concentrations vary independently? open Q. - September 24

• Q&A on Silver plating of flatware, serving platters, etc. open Q. - September 18

4996-4i Really bad adhesion and lack of shine in Hard Chrome plating - September 16

• White and black rust on zinc plating after salt spray test open Q. - September 13

• Black Chrome Plating - September 9

9144-4i Hard Chrome Plating Failures on Hydraulic Cylinders open Q. - September 8

• Electroplating / Electrodeposition of Aluminum - September 7

• Hard chrome plating chip off at chamfer - August 31

• Inconsistent appearance of zinc plated with black chromate parts - August 25

• Is brass plating over silver plating possible? - August 21

• Rubber mixed into my chromium plating solution - August 21

• Best plating process for cabinet handles? open Q. - August 19

• Hard chrome plating has high coefficient of friction, not low open Q. - August 6

• Residue when Drawing a Tinned Copper Wire open Q. - August 4

• Plating time too high in alkaline non-cyanide zinc plating open Q. - July 29

• Precipitating stannic ion from tin bath open Q. - July 29

• How to specify Conductive Black Zinc open Q. - July 28

• Cadmium plating and trivalent chromate - July 27

• Immersion gold plating Q&A's, Problems & Solutions - July 20

17929-2i Nickel plating over copper flash history - July 16

• True that cast iron can't be Zinc Plated? open Q. - July 16

• Copper plating on Inconel adhesion problem open Q. - July 15

• Discoloration of bright acid tin plating - July 12

• Platinised titanium (or niobium) anodes for hard chrome plating? open Q. - July 12

• Effect of Temperature on Alkaline Zinc Plating Operation - July 4

• How to reduce brittleness in copper (PCB) plating - June 28

• Zinc Plating + Iridescent Chromate expected, but parts are white - June 23

• Tin plating peels off copper plating when baked open Q. - June 21

• Nickel plating blisters & peels off open Q. - June 20

61459-1i Source of Contamination on Hard Gold Contacts? - June 20

• When did copper flashing on steel for nickel plating begin? open Q. - June 17

• Sn (tin) plating bath has turned violet/purple - June 16

• How to Remove calcium from Nickel Plating Solution open Q. - June 14

• Silver Plating is Blistering open Q. - June 9

• Pitting problem in nickel-chrome plating on brass open Q. - June 9

1963-1i "Whitewash" on Chrome Plate - June 8

• Alkaline zinc plating at 40 ASF - June 6

• How to reduce hardness in nickel sulfamate plating? - June 3

55225-2i Alkaline zinc plating problem: Black dots/spots that grow with time open Q. - May 29

61429i Blue Chrome defect in hard chrome plating open Q. - May 27

Nickel plated parts peel when powder coated but not when heat quenched - May 24

Acid zinc plating Anodes are black-ish open Q. - May 24

Sodium Vinyl Sulfonate usage in electroplating industry open Q. - May 24

Best filler material (ball bearings?) for barrel plating aluminum parts open Q. - May 24

44143-5i Pin holes on hard chrome plated bars open Q. - May 21

Can we use stainless anodes in silver plating to battle rising concentration? open Q. - May 21

61440-1i White haze on parts after sulfamate nickel plating open Q. - May 17

How long can nickel current be interrupted - May 16

61438-1i Hard chrome on Stellite: tank is black w/pitting & peel off issues - May 16

zinc plating rainbow color Zinc Plating has unwanted Rainbow Color - May 12

Alkaline zinc plating goes faster at low temperatures than high Thanks! Resolved :-) - May 11

Why must diluted acid be used in nickel plating, not concentrated? - May 7

Cost/pound for FO1 Zinc Plating w/ Clear Chromate on steel open Q. - May 5

61431-1i Need Silver or Tin Plating of Low-Voltage Contacts made from Copper & Brass RFQ: Milwaukee, WI - May 4

Poor Salt spray test results on black zinc plating - May 4

28851-6i Some problems in Zinc-Nickel Plating - May 4

47325-4i Zinc plating with clear chromate discoloration issues - May 4

Need Shop to do Chrome Seal per PS 11501 RFQ Concord CA - May 3

Acid zinc plating: peroxide is doing something to clog our filters - May 2

Sulfamate Nickel Strike Problems - May 2

Function of Boric acid in Nickel Plating - May 2

Activating/reactivating old Nickel plating - May 2

Alkaline Zinc Plating Rundown Streaking - April 26

41663-1i What is Blue Chromate Plating? - April 23

36277-1i Weird Hard Chrome on Sulfamate Nickel adhesion problem open Q. - April 23 vipInquirer often helps others, so especially deserves our help

15007-2i Cloudiness & rainbows after Zinc Plating - April 19

Substitute/Alternate/Replacement for Rhodium Plating open Q. - April 15

Nickel or Electroless Nickel plating on nitrided steel open Q. - April 15

Non cyanide copper plating Q&As / Problems & Solutions open Q. - April 13

How to make Rhodium Plating Solution Thanks! Resolved :-) - April 13

Cause of white patches in yellow zinc plating open Q. - April 9

copper-nickel plated door lock Copper & Nickel Plating Thickness vs. Salt spray Resistance Thanks! Resolved :-) - April 7

40095-7i Acid Zinc Plating: Problems & Solutions - April 7

Brass Plating Problem: we add zinc salt but analysis shows no increase in zinc concentration - April 6

How to calculate plating cost? open Q. - April 1

Brush plating stainless with Wood's Nickel Thanks! Resolved :-) - March 29

HCl immersion time for replating old car parts - March 27

Turbulence limit for chrome plating of inner diameter? open Q. - March 27

Nickel Contamination of Gold Plating Bath - March 27

52366-5i Hard chrome broken & burnt - March 26

Electrical conduction properties of nickel plating - March 25

We need gold plating consultant RFQ Minnesota - March 22

61406-1i Our nickel plating on copper & brass suddenly started peeling - March 21

15017-2i Chrome Plating Throwing Power Thanks! Resolved :-) - March 21

Problem holding Zinc concentration in alkaline Zinc plating bath - March 21

3606-9i Black Chrome Plating is making our hands dirty open Q. - March 18

Rhodium plating of silver rings Q&A's - March 10

Ruthenium plating on high phosphorous EN open Q. - March 4

Hydraulic fluid leaks through/over hard chromium plating open Q. - March 4

Need Cadmium Plating per NAS672 RFQ So. California - March 3

Zinc plating thickness vs. salt spray resistance - March 2

Copper Tungsten: Activation / Plating / Surface Treatment Thanks! Resolved :-) - February 28

Hydrogen embrittlement in zinc plating of auto parts from the 1960's - February 23

46024-2i Thin Dense Chrome has Brown Spots open Q. (February 15)

Nickel plating onto alumina dispersion-strengthened Cu alloy (February 14)

Barrier layer when gold plating on sterling silver open Q. (February 13)

Poor plating adhesion on Remko (high purity iron) material (February 13)

Hard chrome plating on copper open Q. (February 11)

Matte Tin Plating on top of Bright Tin Plating open Q. (February 11)

White Spots on Cadmium Plating from wooden shipping crates? open Q. (February 10)

Cost of hard chroming a cylindrical shaft (February 10)

49988-3i Cadmium Plating Problems Thanks! Resolved :-) (February 10)

How to make gold plating last longer? open Q. (February 9)

Need Tin-cobalt plating RFQ Wheeling, IL (February 4)

Need to hold surface finish on Zinc Nickel plated parts open Q. (February 3)

Clear zinc plating develops brown stains with time open Q. (February 3)

Fingerprints on silver plated finish (February 2)

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