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A Brief History of Electroplating

Electroplating and plating companies have been around for many years, providing the public and businesses with various metal finishing requirements. Electroplating is useful for a variety of old and more modern applications, demonstrating its ...

A Guide to Protecting Against Corrosion

What is corrosion? Corrosion is a common problem which causes the deterioration of metal compounds. It is caused by the chemical reaction between metal compounds and the surrounding atmosphere. There are two main types of ...

Why is Electroplating Important?

As an experienced electroplating company, we recognise the importance of electroplating and the vast array of benefits it provides. With state of the art technology, our team of professionals at Dorsetware are able to ...

What Factors Could Impact the Zinc Plating Process

At Dorsetware, we guarantee that our zinc plating projects are performed to the highest quality. Furthermore, we have identified potential factors that could impact the zinc plating process and consistently control them. This ensures ...

3 Benefits of Cold Chemical Blacking

Do your tools and automotive parts need sprucing up a bit? Our cold chemical blacking finish can provide the striking and high-quality finish you desire. What is cold chemical blacking? Cold chemical blacking, or ...

The 4 Advantages of Using Zinc Plating

Metal plating is a common manufacturing process whereby a thin layer of metal coats the original element. There are a variety of different metal finishes, which are usually chosen based on the industry and ...

The 4 Benefits of Metal Plating

Metal plating is the process of applying a finish that alters the surface of a metal object. It requires a high level of precision and when done correctly, offers a wide range of benefits. ...

Which Metal Plating Finish Do You Need?

The world of metal finishing can be complex and difficult to understand. Here at Dorsetware, we are experts in electroplating services so we have compiled all our electroplating information into a handy table to ...

How Does Zinc Plating Stop Corrosion?

Corrosion is a chemical reaction between a metal and its surrounding environment; when metal becomes oxidised, it will start to corrode. To dramatically reduce the speed of corrosion of metal we recommend applying a ...

What’s the Difference Between Copper, Brass & Bronze?

Sometimes referred to as the ‘red metals’, copper, brass and bronze can be difficult to tell apart. Similar in colour and often marketed in the same categories, the difference in these metals may surprise ...

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