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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, ...

Which Metal Plating is the Most Decorative?

Metal finishing is highly useful for a range of purposes, whether that be industrial or decorative. We offer a variety of decorative metal coating services at Dorsetware, which can completely transform the appearance of ...

What are the Pros and Cons of Gold Plating?

Gold plating is a fantastic option for adding a decorative touch to a variety of products. Our gold plating service is popular amongst varying industries and is a low-cost alternative to using 9-carat alloys. ...

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 deteriorationĀ of metal compounds. It is caused by the chemical reaction between metal compounds and the surrounding atmosphere. There are two main types of ...

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