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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001244
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
...Abstract Abstract Most decorative chromium coatings have been applied using hexavalent and trivalent plating processes that are based on chromic anhydride. This article provides a discussion on chromium electrodeposits and their use as microdiscontinuous coating for corrosion protection...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001265
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... of electroless copper in various applications. This article provides information on the bath chemistry and deposit properties of electroless copper and discusses the applications of electroless copper plating, such as printed wiring boards, decorative plating-on-plastic, electromagnetic interference shielding...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001253
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
...Abstract Abstract 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...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001245
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
...Abstract Abstract This article discusses the process considerations and deposit properties of nickel plating. It describes the Watts solution and the anode materials used. The article focuses on the nickel plating processes used for decorative, engineering, and electroforming purposes...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001255
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
.... It describes the decorative and engineering applications of brass and bronze plating. The article also provides information on the treatment of waste water from brass and bronze plating operations. brass plating bronze plating copper alloy plating decorative applications electroplated coatings...
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By Alan Blair
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001252
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
...Abstract Abstract Electroplated silver is used in both decorative and functional applications, such as engineering and electrical/electronic applications. This article explains the solution formulations and specifications of electrolytes used in silver plating. decorative applications...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003022
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... assurance thermal spraying vacuum metallizing PLASTICS can be coated with metals for functional purposes, decorative purposes, or both. A metallized plastic part combines the light weight and design flexibility of plastics with the appearance and conductivity of metals. The terms plating...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001323
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... to steel parts and can be either hard (engineering) plating, which is applied relatively thickly to impart desirable wear and abrasion resistance, or decorative plating, which, as the name implies, is for aesthetic purposes. (See the articles “Industrial (Hard) Chromium Plating” and “Decorative Chromium...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001309
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... coppers and copper alloys can be welded by various gas, arc, and resistance methods. For decorative parts, standard alloys having specific colors are readily available. Copper alloys can be polished and buffed to almost any desired texture and luster. They can be plated, coated with organic substances...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003215
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
.... (e) At 6 V, the bath draws approximately 0.3 A/L (2 A/gal) through the solution. At 12 V, the bath draws 0.4 A/L (3 A/gal) Acid Plating Baths Electrodeposition of copper from acid baths is used extensively for electroforming, electrorefining, manufacturing of copper powder, and decorative...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02a.a0006491
EISBN: 978-1-62708-207-5
..., decorative (direct on zincate) 0.75 0.03 5–10 18–21 65–70 0.07–0.15 0.7–1.5 Conventional Cr decorative plate (after Cu or brass strike and Ni undercoat of 2.5–5 μm) 25–50 0.01–0.02 10–12 43–46 110–115 0.07–0.15 0.7–1.5 Conventional Cr, hard (two-stage, direct on zincate). See text...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003216
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... for the applications and hence eliminates the need for electroplating altogether. Applications By far the most important commercial application of electroless copper plating has been the plated-through-hole process for fabricating printed wiring boards. Other important application areas include decorative...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001242
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... preparation wastewater treatment COPPER PLATING DEPOSITS are used for both functional and decorative applications. They are used widely as underplates in multiplate systems, as barrier coatings, as stopoffs in heat treatment, and for heat transfer (e.g., as heat sinks). They also find use...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001254
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... 2 ) Flash-plating solution for decorative deposits Ruthenium (as nitroso salt), g/L (oz/gal) 2.0 (0.3) Sulfuric acid, g/L (oz/gal) 20 (2.7) Current density, A/dm 2 (A/ft 2 ) 2-3 (20-30) Temperature, °C (°F) 50-80 (120-180) Note: Both solutions require a flash-plated...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003219
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
...Abstract Abstract Physical vapor deposition (PVD) coatings are harder than any metal and are used in applications that cannot tolerate even microscopic wear losses. This article describes the three most common PVD processes: thermal evaporation, sputtering, and ion plating. It also discusses...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001258
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
...—No. I , Plating and Surface Finishing , Vol 68 , Jan 1981 , p 22 – 26 5. Tremmell R.A. , Decorative Nickel-Iron Coatings: An Acceptable and Economic Alternative to Bright Nickel–No. II , Plating and Surface Finishing , Vol 68 , Feb 1981 , p 30 – 33 6. Hadley J.S...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13a.a0003687
EISBN: 978-1-62708-182-5
... of substrate dimensions, electrical properties, magnetic properties, solderability, reflectance, and reduction of friction ( Ref 2 ). For example, decorative and protective plating are combined in such applications as steel automobile bumpers, trim items made of zinc die castings or steel, trim items on large...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001303
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... such as printing cylinders, decorative trim, and casings. Iron castings are also electroplated to enhance their wear resistance; for example, hard chromium plating is applied to the wear surfaces of piston rings (see the discussion below on chromium plating). Areas not requiring a plated surface can be masked...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 August 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01a.a0006335
EISBN: 978-1-62708-179-5
...Abstract Abstract Coating of cast irons is done to improve appearance and resistance to degradation due to corrosion, erosion, and wear. This article describes inorganic coating methods commonly applied to cast irons. The coating methods include plating, hot dip coating, conversion coating...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005333
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... and is substantially improved by anodizing. The ZA alloys readily accept a wide variety of decorative and corrosion-resistant surface finishes. Low-cost components are painted to match adjacent parts, chromium plated to offer a durable luster (except ZA-27), and brush finished to take on the rich appearance...