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The Difference Between Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals?

There are various categories in which different metals fall under. From magnetic, to non-magnetic, ductile or brittle, each metal has its own suitable use. Ferrous and non-ferrous metals both differ in their composition and ...

7 Daily Life Examples of Electroplating

Electroplating is the process of a type of metal coating being applied to objects. This procedure is employed to increase their durability, aesthetics, conduction of electricity, prevent friction and more. Whether it is noticed ...

How To Prevent Corrosion Of Metal Parts

Just as objects can endure wear and tear over time, so can metals. Because of exposure to outside elements, metal parts without any protective coatings or adjustments will react to these conditions. There are ...

4 Services You Should Expect From Your Metal Finishing Company

When most people hear the words “electroplating services” or “metal finishing”, not much may spring to mind. Unless you understand electroplating the topic can be quite hard to get your head around. For businesses ...

How Does Micro Plating Work?

Micro plating is the process of electroplating micro metal parts, which are parts that are small and intricate in size. These types of metal parts are typically found in electrical and medical devices and ...

4 Reasons To Use Electroless Nickel Plating

Electroless nickel plating is a nickel-alloy coating by a controlled chemical reduction. Unlike other forms of nickel plating, electroless nickel does not involve an electric current and can deposit on surfaces which are not ...

What Is Passivation Of Metal?

Passivation is a chemical treatment used to enhance the corrosion resistance of stainless steel and remove surface contamination. In manufacturing and industrial applications, the natural protective oxide layer on steel can be broken down ...

What Are The Different Types Of Anodizing?

Metal anodizing is the process of electroplating metal, most commonly aluminium, to achieve a protective and decorative anodic oxide finish. It is a highly durable metal finish and can effectively resist scratching, corrosion and ...

4 Types of Chromium Coatings

Chromium coating is a technique that consists of electroplating a thin layer of the chemical element onto metal, to provide protection against wear and corrosion. This popular procedure utilises a chromium substance to cover ...

What Are the Applications of Chemical Blacking?

Chemical blacking is one of our many metal finishing services that we offer at Dorsetware. With its distinctive finish and versatility, cold chemical blacking can be used for an array of applications and purposes, ...

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