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Electroplating Companies: Responsive to The Challenges of The Times

02 April 2020

Like all companies, electroplating companies must adapt to meet the demands of changing times. In the past 3 years alone, there have been major systematic changes including the implementation of IATF16949, a new release of CQI-11, and an overhaul to the FMEA manual. At DeKalb Metal Finishing, our mission is to quickly respond and comply…

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A Closer Look at Zinc Nickel Electroplating

24 March 2020

One of the services we offer our customers at DeKalb Metal Finishing is guidance. Based on our years of experience, we are often asked to recommend the best type of plating for a particular part or component. Our team can review the specific factors of the use of the part and recommend the options in…

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Comparing Zinc Alkaline Plating to Acid Zinc Plating

05 September 2019

Both zinc alkaline plating and acid zinc plating (chloride) can be applied to a wide variety of base metals and alloys. Choosing one over the other is largely a factor of the specific requirements of the coating, the base metal, and what will happen to the part after the plating process is complete. It is…

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Not All Electroplating Companies are the Same

23 July 2019

At Dekalb Metal Finishings, you will recieve the electroplating results you need. With over 70 years of experience, we focused on customer care and solutions that elevate your parts and products to a whole new level of quality and dependability.

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Zinc-Nickel Plating: Producing Durable, Functional Protection

23 July 2019

Manufacturers require their products to be functional in a variety of environments. At DeKalb Metal finishing, our staff works with our customers to provide them with durable, quality and highly functional components to ensure all products leaving our shop address all longevity and aesthetic concerns. This is why for those who specify anti-corrosive measures, we…

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Zinc Alkaline Plating: Anti-Corrosive and Environmentally Friendly

03 June 2019

In the finishing industry, electroplaters can use one of several metals, alloys, and plating methods to achieve their goals. At DeKalb Metal Finishing, we specialize in zinc and zinc alloys. For over 70 years, we have focused on fulfilling our obligations to maintain high standards in our industry including our responsibility to the environment. Why…

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Zinc Iron Plating From Dekalb Metal Finishing

04 October 2018

Dekalb Metal Finishing was the first US plating company to offer zinc iron plating as a method of protecting steel components against premature corrosion.

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What Is Zinc Nickel Plating?

04 October 2018

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Zinc-Nickel Plating: A Very Effective Anti-Corrosion Treatment

24 July 2018

Industries rely on fabricators and other metal finishing services to provide durable, long-lasting and effective functional metal components. At DeKalb Metal Finishing, we have been providing excellent electroplating and metal finishing services for various industrial sectors for more than seven decades. One of our most effective corrosion-prevention treatments is zinc-nickel plating. Zinc-Nickel Electroplating Zinc-nickel alloy…

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The Best Zinc Nickel Electroplating Options

27 February 2018

Zinc nickel electroplating is an automotive industry standard. Other alloys simply do not provide the same level of corrosion protection that zinc nickel electroplating does. The benefits of zinc nickel electroplating include high corrosion resistance, reduced possibility of galvanic corrosion, and the ability to withstand high temperatures. Another primary benefit of using zinc nickel electroplating…

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