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Gold electroplating was invented in 1840. During the first 100 years electrodeposited gold was used primarily for its aesthetic appeal as a decorative finish. This article provides a description of the gold plating process and the electrolytes used. It discusses the decorative and industrial applications of gold plating. The article reviews factors affecting the dragout of gold solution.

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Alfred M. Weisberg, 1994. "Gold Plating", Surface Engineering, C.M. Cotell, J.A. Sprague, F.A. Smidt, Jr.

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