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Company: Square D
Application: Silver ASTM B700-97, Plating shall be a minimum of 99% pure silver. Finish to be matte, no chromate
Plate Thickness: 0.0002″ minimum on all contact surfaces. 0.0005″ minimum on all parts requiring close fits
Strike Thickness: Per 6.3.4 – A nickel or nickel-ally intermediate layer, at least 0.0015″ thick, shall be applied before the silver electroplate when the product being plated is made from copper or copper alloy. Nickel underplatings are also applied for other reasons.
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