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Electroplating Questions
Discussion Board For Electroplating and Electroless plating.
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Anodizing Questions
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Metal Polishing Questions
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Powder Coating Questions
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    Stainless Steel blacking flaking off/not sticking
    by jhandel
    I have been trying to figure out how to use Stainless Steel Blackener 370 on some 430 stainless steel... And while it does mark the material, the mark flakes off even during a lite rinsing after treatment..

    Does someone have better instructions than "apply until you get the color you...
    06-02-2020, 08:01 AM
  • cholme
    Dark pitting in nickel plate on brass.
    by cholme

    I am very new to electroplating so I don't know any of the terms or anything... I was plating a small piece of brass, which I have done before, but this time I got a weird dark surface texture in areas and the plating seems to be a little rough.

    I cleaned and degreased...
    05-29-2020, 07:17 PM
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    Heating Problem
    by ShorelineCF
    I have finished building a 3.5 X3.5 X 6 ft Powder Coating Oven. I had 4 2000 Watt heating Elements in the oven, and had an issue of after an hour of having all 4 elements on the oven was only getting to 200 degrees. I have My SV set to 400 degrees. I called Auber And the final outcome from my conversation...
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