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A Guide to Alkaline Zinc Nickel

Alkaline zinc nickel is a metal alloy formed by a zinc nickel plating process. Its properties make it perfect for a plethora of industrial and everyday uses. Here is metal finishing company Dorsetware’s brief ...

A Guide to Hard Anodising

Hard anodising is the best way to ensure a metal becomes corrosion and wear resistant. Stronger than the similar sulphuric anodising, the hard anodised finish of metal is the perfect way to ensure your ...

A Brief Guide to Chrome Plating

Chrome plating is the process of electroplating a thin layer of chrome onto a metal or plastic object for decorative or practical purposes. Dorsetware are one of the leading suppliers of chrome plating in ...

A Guide to Stainless Steel Passivation

Stainless steel passivation involves the removing of free ions contaminants which have been left on the stainless steel from fabrication. With these contamination sites likely to cause metal corrosion, it is recommended to use ...

Everyday Anodising

Anodising is an incredibly popular metal finish and is one of the most popular metal finishing services that we provide at Dorsetware. A popular metal to anodise is aluminium due to its flexible characteristics ...

The Dorsetware Process

Whatever we are commissioned to do: metal polishing, metal plating, or metal finishing, at Dorsetware we make sure that our work process is thorough on all levels. As the leading electroplaters in Dorset we ...

6 Ways to Improve the Quality of Metal

Improving the quality of metal is to improve the efficiency of your product. Almost all metal products you use in everyday life will have been submitted to a metal finishing process in order to ...

A Guide to Silver Electroplating

Silver plating has been used since the invention of coins and metal smithing, and has the most applications compared to any other types of plated metal. A silver finish is used in almost all ...

Our IMF Membership

As one of the leading electroplaters serving clients across the South including London, Hampshire and Dorset, we have to make sure that we are kept up to date with all the changes that happen ...

Metal Finishing Masking

As experts in the field of electroplating and anodising, the team at Dorsetware understand that some parts of items that you bring to us may not need plating, for example, the protection of screw ...

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