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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Normally utilized to provide solderability to the base metal substrate.
Brushed Satin Chrome
Satin chrome is a very durable plating used for its aesthetic appearance.
Chromate is a corrosion resistant process that is classified as a conversion finish, rather than an additive finish.
This versatile finish provides corrosion protection and good wear life as well as beauty.
Black Chromate with Zinc
Black chromate is a chemical conversion coating that is applied over zinc plating.