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Zinc Nickel Plating – Providing Corrosion Protection

Zinc nickel plating is a process used to provide superior corrosion resistance to metal parts, most commonly in the automotive industry for the various metal components used, such as bearings, where regular zinc plating does not offer enough protection. This type of plating is versatile and in addition to protecting steel, it

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Why Brazing Stainless Steel To Copper Takes Experience

When you need to join two metal components of dissimilar metals, such as stainless steel and copper, you have a few different choices to consider. For most industrial applications soldering is out of the question as it is too time consuming and will not provide the strength found in brazing stainless steel

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How a Plating Company is Responsible for Your Automobile

When most people think about their cars, they probably don’t consider the role a plating company could have had in the functionality of their vehicles. After all, we sometimes takes for granted how well all the individual parts of our car work as we’re driving from place to place. However, the ease

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Everything You Need to Know about Indium Bonding

Indium is an element that is listed in the periodic table with 49 as its atomic number, and has the symbol ‘IN’. The element itself is classified as rare and is not easily found in the crust of the Earth. Indium is a soft metal that is very malleable. It is also

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Find a 316 Stainless Steel Sheet Cut to Size and Made for Your Specifications

Stainless is the most common type of steel in use today, especially in harsh environments. Being the metal used in certain types of surgical implants, such as replacement hip and knee joints, testifies to its strength, durability and capacity to withstand corrosion. Also known as marine grade due to its ability to

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Types of Zinc Plating

When talking about industrial zinc plating, people are usually referring to one of three processes. The three common processes are alkaline zinc plating, zinc iron plating and zinc nickel plating. While plating with zinc has benefits in all of its forms, each of these different plating processes has their strengths and unique