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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Black oxide is used to provide a protective, corrosion resistant coating over metal.
As a decorative or protective coating, it functions to enhance the appearance and/or to protect the surface of parts.
Black Chromate without Zinc
An inexpensive type of chromate used for applications that do not require high corrosion resistance.
Black Chromate with Zinc
Black chromate is a chemical conversion coating that is applied over zinc plating.
For maximum corrosion resistance, anodized articles are boiled in a solution of nickel acetate.
Unlike conventional electroplating, no electrical current is required for deposition.