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The different styles of plating

Electroplating: A method of plating two materials together by process of hydrolysis.


Electroless plating: A process used to deposit nickel, gold, or silver in the form of a thin layer onto a solid piece of work. This method depends on the presence of a reducing agent. Hydrated sodium hypophosphite is an example of this.

Other common plating styles

  • Gold plating

  • Silver plating

  • Rhodium plating

  • Chrome plating

  • Zinc plating

  • Composite plating

  • Cadmium plating

  • Nickel plating

  • Tin plating

  • Alloy plating

  • Cadmium plating

  • Triple / alloy plating (copper / nickel / chrome)

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