industrial metal plating services

Industries We Serve

As our expertise has grown over the course of nine decades in business, Sharretts Plating Company has developed a wide range of cost-effective plating and other metal finishing processes for companies in numerous industries.

Whether your goal is superior corrosion protection, increased durability, enhanced visual appeal, improved electrical conductivity or any other benefit that metal finishing can provide, we can meet your company's requirements. Learn more about our capabilities in each specific industry.

Automotive Plating

If you're concerned about the forces of corrosion that can ruin the automotive parts your company produces, SPC offers a zinc-nickel automotive plating solution that can effectively combat rust formation. We also provide automotive plating for catalytic converters and plastic parts, as well as boron electroless nickel plating that serves as a reliable substitute for chrome plating.

Plating for Electronics

We provide many forms of plating for electronics industry companies. Our gold plating services offer the high electrical conductivity and corrosion resistance that is required for electronic components, such as semiconductors and connectors. We also offer copper plating as an affordable alternative to gold plating on circuit boards and other electronic parts. Alloys consisting of palladium-nickel and palladium-cobalt can also be used to provide a protective coating on cell phones, personal computer batteries and more.

Metal Finishing for Medical Equipment

Plating for medical instruments can be used to enhance biocompatibility, improve corrosion resistance and hardness, and increase wear resistance. The SPC process for plating medical equipment includes the use of precious metals such as gold and silver. You can also rely on us for tin plating services for the application of a protective coating on tungsten and lead components found in MRI machines. Our medical plating services also include plating on titanium parts that are used for joint replacements.

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For Our Industries

Aerospace Metal Finishing

Titanium is frequently used in the aerospace industry due to its high strength-to-weight ratio. If you manufacture titanium aircraft parts, we can provide an effective nickel plating process that can protect them against corrosion and wear. Our aerospace plating services also include copper electroplating that can be used in heat treatment applications.

Optics Grade Plating

Many manufactured components used in the optics industry require the application of a specialized metal coating to help prevent against corrosion, increase surface hardness and enhance lubricity. We offer a variety of reliable optical grade plating services that can be customized to meet your specific manufacturing requirements.

Plating For The Firearms Industry

As consumers continue to purchase firearms in growing numbers from year to year, it is imperative to understand the process and importance of metal plating in the manufacturing of firearms. SPC offers a wide variety of cost effective, metal plating services that will help protect your firearms from corrosion and damage.

Plating for Military and Defense

SPC is widely regarded as a leading innovator of medical and defense medical finishing services. A shining example is our revolutionary black electroless nickel plating process that is now used by defense manufacturers due to its remarkable light and energy absorption capabilities.

Plating for the Oil and Gas Industry

Corrosion protection is also an important consideration in the oil and gas industry. Our metal finishing capabilities include an electroless nickel plating process that is specifically designed to meet the rigorous demands placed on piping and other parts and components used in this industry.

Contact Us to Learn More About Our Industry-Specific Metal Finishing Services

Regardless of which medical finishing service is right for your company and industry, you can count on SPC to provide the best solution for your operation. Receive a no-obligation price quote today.


"I would like to thank you for the help you have provided us in developing an electroless nickel plating technique on an unusual substrate. The sample platings you provided show that we should be able to reach our goals. I especially appreciate your willingness to take on an unusual job, with the uncertainties that that entails...We are looking forward to working with you in the future on our plating needs."

– Robert K.