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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 ...

A Guide to Metal Polishing and Vacuum Blasting

Metal polishing and vacuum blasting are methods of cleaning and shining metals that result in a brighter finish before plating. Find vacuum blasting and metal polishing services at Dorsetware to achieve the smooth, bright ...

A Guide to Anodizing and Electroplating Masking

Anodizing or electroplating masking is an accessory of metal finishing where a specific area of a surface can be covered to ensure that it is not exposed during an anodizing or electroplating process. What ...

A Guide to Metal Hardening and De-Embrittlement

De-embrittlement is the process of hardening metal, specifically hydrogen-susceptible metals that have been unintentionally introduced to hydrogen. This exposure to hydrogen makes the metal brittle and fracture; a disaster for high strength steel and ...

A Guide to Alkaline Zinc Nickel

Alkaline zinc nickel is a metal alloy formed by a zinc nickel plating process. Its properties make it perfect for a plethora of industrial and everyday uses. Here is metal finishing company Dorsetware’s brief ...

A Guide to Hard Anodising

Hard anodising is the best way to ensure a metal becomes corrosion and wear resistant. Stronger than the similar sulphuric anodising, the hard anodised finish of metal is the perfect way to ensure your ...

A Brief Guide to Chrome Plating

Chrome plating is the process of electroplating a thin layer of chrome onto a metal or plastic object for decorative or practical purposes. Dorsetware are one of the leading suppliers of chrome plating in ...

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 ...

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