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Should You Use A Metal Finishing Company Over DIY?

When it comes to metal finishing, there’s often a debate about whether to take the DIY route or to employ the services of a professional. If you’re contemplating this decision for your own project, ...

What Is Metal Blackening And How Does It Work?

Metal blackening, also known as chemical blackening or steel blackening, is one of several surface treatments we offer here at Dorsetware. Unlike electroplating or aluminium anodising, however, this process involves the application of black ...

What Is Zinc Passivation Used For?

When it comes to the world of corrosion protection, zinc passivation is one of the more crucial processes that adds an extra layer of defence to zinc-coated materials. While galvanisation provides an initial level ...

A Guide to Aluminium Anodising

Aluminium, known for its lightweight yet robust nature, can be a highly useful metal. But did you know it’s possible to enhance those natural qualities even further? Our experts are exploring the processes and ...

4 Industries That You Didn’t Know Use Gold Plating

Gold plating processes are most often associated with jewellery and watches. However, they can also be used in other industries that may surprise you. Our experts are exploring four uses of gold electroplating that ...

Why Should You Use A Professional Electroplating Company?

With electroplating offering a range of benefits, it’s important to ensure it’s applied correctly. In this blog, our team of experts will run through the full benefits of using a professional electroplating company when ...

Everything You Need to Know About Chrome Electroplating

Chrome electroplating is a metal finishing process in which a thin layer of chromium is electroplated onto a metal object. This process is often referred to as other names, such as triple chrome plating. ...

3 Day-To-Day Parts That Use Nickel Plating

What is nickel plating? Nickel electroplating is the process of laying a thin layer of nickel onto another metal object. Also called nickel finishing, it creates a protective, attractive coating that provides many benefits. ...

What Is Hydrogen De-embrittlement?

Hydrogen embrittlement is the result of metals being unintentionally exposed to hydrogen. Exposure to hydrogen causes metals to become weaker and more prone to fracture. The level of brittleness is dependent on the amount ...

How Is Manganese Phosphate Coating Used In Engineering?

What is Manganese Phosphate? Manganese phosphate is a chemical compound with many uses. It’s made through a combination of the chemical elements Manganese (Mn), Phosphorus (P), and Oxygen (O). One of its most common ...

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