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4 Most Common Uses of Aluminium

Aluminium is a widely popular metal due to the vast variety of uses that this malleable metal can be used for. Particularly its high strength and low weight, and it is corrosion resistant as ...

Interesting Facts About Metals

Whether you’re brushing up on your general knowledge or preparing for an exam, we’ve put together a list of some interesting facts about metals that will help you polish up. Do you have a ...

6 Facts About Metal Plating

Metal plating is the process of applying metal finishing to a product, with finishes including chrome plating and zinc plating. Electroplating services are commonly used to enhance the product appearance, increase the durability of ...

A Beginner’s Guide to Iridite NCP

Dorsetware specialises in metal plating and electroplating, and one of the finishes it administers is iridite NCP plating and coating. The iridite NCP process produces a protective, corrosion-resistant coating on aluminium and its alloys. ...

A Beginners’ Guide to Electroless Nickel Plating

Electroless nickel plating is a premium and cost-effective metal finishing process, often used in the marine, oil and defence industries. But what is electroless nickel plating and what are the advantages to using this ...

Your Guide to Anodising from Dorsetware Metal Finishing

Anodising is one of Dorsetware’s specialist metal finishing services. The process is primarily used to offer an arsenal of enhancements to aluminium, such as protection from corrosion and electrical insulation. There are many colour ...

A Beginners Guide to Gold Plating

Gold plating is a favourite in the decorative and jewellery industries due to its aesthetic appeal, natural finish and low cost compared to 9-carat alloys. Gold is the least likely to oxidise compared to ...

How to Restore Chrome on Classic Cars

Is your classic car in need of restoration? Use the guide from metal finishing company Dorsetware to discover the process of chrome restoration. There are many benefits of restoring cars, especially if the ageing ...

Global Electroplating Market Predicted to Reach $21 Billion by 2026

A report by Future Market Insights found that the global electroplating market will grow at a CAGR of 3.7% over the forecast period of 2016 to 2026. In the UK, we can expect to ...

Steel Vs. Titanium

Steel and titanium are both strong metals that are commonly used. But which one is better and what are they good for? Here at metal plating company, Dorsetware, we intend to help you answer ...

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