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Process For Zinc Electroplating

24 February 2021

One of the most widely used plating services, zinc electroplating is a common plating used in automotive plating, aerospace, and a variety of other industries. Through the process of electro deposition, zinc is bonded with another substrate metal like iron or steel. The electro deposition process causes the zinc to dissolve, allowing free metal ions…

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Process of Zinc Nickel Electroplating

03 February 2021

Commonly used to preserve various metals from environmental and chemical exposure, zinc nickel electroplating works well across many industries. Utilized most commonly in the automotive industry, you can find zinc nickel electroplating on almost any automotive componentry, including underbody components. DeKalb Metal Finishing is a zinc nickel plating company with years of experience providing top-quality…

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Zinc-Nickel Plating Process and Advantages

01 February 2021

Primarily used in the protection of iron and steel, zinc nickel plating- or zinc nickel electroplating- is the process of bonding a zinc-nickel alloy to a substrate metal. During the process of Zinc nickel electroplating, the zinc and nickel chemically bond to the surface through electro deposition. This forms a thin and strong layer of…

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Automotive Plating Services

07 October 2020

At DeKalb Metal Finishing, we provide electroplating services perfectly suited for various automotive components. One of our most popular options for this industry is zinc plating, which provides advanced corrosion protection without compromising the surface it is being plated on. With a layer of zinc plating and a thin or thick film passivate, various componentry…

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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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