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Two Common Household Uses Of Anodised Aluminium

What is anodised aluminium? Anodised aluminium is aluminium that has been immersed in an electrolytic solution to create an anodized layer around the metal. This process known as metal electroplating makes the aluminium less ...

Why Electroplating Is Used On Electronic Components

Using electroplating on electronic components is a vital part of the electronic manufacturing industry, and different types of metal plating is used for different reasons. This includes using copper plating to add conductivity, gold ...

What Are The Different Types Of Zinc Plating?

The corrosive effect of rust is the age-old nemesis of metals, but it can be prevented. Zinc electroplating is a method of metal plating that stops rust and corrosion in its tracks. The way ...

Best Alternative To Chrome Plating

Thanks to its superior properties and shiny smooth surface, chrome plating has been a superior metal finishing solution for almost a century. The hardness, durability and corrosion resistance of a chrome-plated surface makes it ...

5 Types Of Metal Plating For High Temperatures

Electroplating is a process known also known as metal plating which applies a thin metal coating to a substrate, thus improving various characteristics of a metal, such as corrosion resistance, and can even introduce ...

What Metal Finishing Options Are There?

Metal finishing is the important final step in the process of preparing metal products before use. Alone, many metals cannot perform long term the way we want them to. Therefore finishing is used in ...

4 Of The Most Conductive Metal Coatings Available

When it comes to metals and their purposes, conductivity is always an important factor. There are many different known terms for conductivity including thermal and electrical. Electrical conductivity is the material’s ability to pass ...

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 ...

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