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3 Benefits of Cold Chemical Blacking

Do your tools and automotive parts need sprucing up a bit? Our cold chemical blacking finish can provide the striking and high-quality finish you desire. What is cold chemical blacking? Cold chemical blacking, or ...

The 4 Advantages of Using Zinc Plating

Metal plating is a common manufacturing process whereby a thin layer of metal coats the original element. There are a variety of different metal finishes, which are usually chosen based on the industry and ...

The 4 Benefits of Metal Plating

Metal plating is the process of applying a finish that alters the surface of a metal object. It requires a high level of precision and when done correctly, offers a wide range of benefits. ...

Which Metal Plating Finish Do You Need?

The world of metal finishing can be complex and difficult to understand. Here at Dorsetware, we are experts in electroplating services so we have compiled all our electroplating information into a handy table to ...

How Does Zinc Plating Stop Corrosion?

Corrosion is a chemical reaction between a metal and its surrounding environment; when metal becomes oxidised, it will start to corrode. To dramatically reduce the speed of corrosion of metal we recommend applying a ...

What’s the Difference Between Copper, Brass & Bronze?

Sometimes referred to as the ‘red metals’, copper, brass and bronze can be difficult to tell apart. Similar in colour and often marketed in the same categories, the difference in these metals may surprise ...

Most Common Uses of Stainless Steel

The use of stainless steel could almost be regarded as commonplace, as it’s well-known for being used in a multitude of applications. What are the most common uses of stainless steel and why is ...

Which European country recycles the most aluminium cans?

7 out of 10 aluminium beverage cans are recycled in Europe. Aluminium is a naturally occurring metal, and one that is increasingly recycled, due to the amount of energy it saves (95%) s opposed ...

How to Prevent Rust

Rust can not only ruin the appearance of something, but it can damage the structural integrity. Rust makes objects weak, and over time it can break – or cause extreme damage if it makes ...

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 ...

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