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Plating Topics

For over seventy years Advanced Plating Technologies has been providing engineered solutions in metal finishing for our customers.  Regardless of the industry, finish or application the principle topics surrounding the art and science of metal finishing remain constant.  Provided below are eight finishing topics that are central to the metal finishing industry.   Select on any of the questions to learn more regarding the specific finishing topic.  We hope you find this information a useful resource and value any feedback you may have.


Plating and Underplate Selection

Plating Thickness and Uniformity


Aesthetics and Appearance

Gold and Silver Price Fluctuation

Hydrogen Embrittlement and Baking

Environmental Issues and Compliance

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