Surface Preparation

Impact of Killer Particles in Automotive Manufacturing & Finishing

Automotive parts cleaning is one of the most crucial steps in the process of vehicle manufacturing. Unfortunately, it often gets overlooked. You should always thoroughly clean car parts before plating them. Vehicle manufacturers protect their cars, vans and trucks from killer particles by plating automotive parts. However, preparing car parts for plating is a crucial […]

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Why Metal Finishing Matters in the MedTech Industry

Medical device manufacturers face numerous challenges in their quest to develop the high-quality, top-performing, safe products their specialized client base demands. Metal finishing, the process of altering the surface of a workpiece to enhance its appearance, performance and/or durability, plays a prominent role in most medical device manufacturing operations.

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Surface Preparation Considerations When Plating onto Plastic

When most of us think of electroplating, we think of techniques involving the coating of a metal part with another metal material such as gold, nickel, copper or silver. However, it is also possible to plate non-metallic materials to promote electrical conductivity, improve corrosion protection or enhance the aesthetic appeal of the finished part. Plastic […]

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What Is Electrocleaning?

You may be quite familiar with electroplating and all the benefits this plating method offers. However, most people don’t know exactly what goes into the electroplating process, especially the early steps. One of the first steps of the electroplating process, in fact, is preparing the surface. This process of preparation is used as a way […]

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