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A Guide to Stainless Steel Passivation

Stainless steel passivation involves the removing of free ions contaminants which have been left on the stainless steel from fabrication. With these contamination sites likely to cause metal corrosion, it is recommended to use ...

Everyday Anodising

Anodising is an incredibly popular metal finish and is one of the most popular metal finishing services that we provide at Dorsetware. A popular metal to anodise is aluminium due to its flexible characteristics ...

The Dorsetware Process

Whatever we are commissioned to do: metal polishing, metal plating, or metal finishing, at Dorsetware we make sure that our work process is thorough on all levels. As the leading electroplaters in Dorset we ...

6 Ways to Improve the Quality of Metal

Improving the quality of metal is to improve the efficiency of your product. Almost all metal products you use in everyday life will have been submitted to a metal finishing process in order to ...

A Guide to Silver Electroplating

Silver plating has been used since the invention of coins and metal smithing, and has the most applications compared to any other types of plated metal. A silver finish is used in almost all ...

Our IMF Membership

As one of the leading electroplaters serving clients across the South including London, Hampshire and Dorset, we have to make sure that we are kept up to date with all the changes that happen ...

Metal Finishing Masking

As experts in the field of electroplating and anodising, the team at Dorsetware understand that some parts of items that you bring to us may not need plating, for example, the protection of screw ...

5 More Amazing Products That Use the Metal Anodising Process

We are celebrating the metal anodising process by highlighting several innovative products that wouldn’t be as stylish without it. Metal anodising is the process of an aluminium oxide layer forming when dipped into an ...

3 Common Uses for Metal Finishing

Metal finishing is the process of adding another layer to a metal product and is used for a variety of purposes. Metal finishing can increase durability, improve decorative appeal (such as aluminium anodising), enhance ...

A Beginners Guide to Manganese Phosphate Coating

Manganese phosphate coating is a popular phosphate coating due to its hardness and outstanding wear resistance. Phosphate coatings are used to pre-treat metal prior to coating or painting and to increase specific metal properties ...

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