External surface plating is applied to components if the parts require a decorative finish or corrosion resistance. To help you select the best tooling and process design, we have listed out the different options along with an available filter so you see what plating is available to you based on your needs.
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For maximum corrosion resistance, anodized articles are boiled in a solution of nickel acetate.
Yellow Chromate without Zinc
Components are first chemically milled then chromated to give a dull almost olive drab finish.
This versatile finish provides corrosion protection and good wear life as well as beauty.
Black Chromate without Zinc
An inexpensive type of chromate used for applications that do not require high corrosion resistance.
Yellow Chromate with Zinc
Yellow chromate is a chemical conversion coating that is applied over zinc plating during surface coating.
Black Electroless Nickel
This coating is used for a variety of applications from color identification to eye appeal.
Nickel - a yellowish white, hard reflective finish used for wear resistance, solderability, and dimensional restoration.