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4th April 2024
Essential maintenance tips for electroplated fasteners - EC Williams guide

The Comprehensive Guide to Caring for and Maintaining Fasteners

Fasteners play a vital role in countless applications, from automotive manufacturing to electronic devices. Proper care and maintenance are essential to ensure their optimal performance and extend their life span. In this guide, we’ll walk you through some practical tips to help you care for and maintain fasteners, irrespective of whether they are stainless steel, […]

20th December 2023
what is zinc nickel plating

What is Zinc Nickel Plating? An Introduction

Welcome to a new informative series from EC Williams, one of the UK’s most trusted providers of electroplating services. This blog post aims to provide an introductory overview of a popular protective coating: zinc nickel plating. We’ll explore what it is, why it’s used, and how it’s transforming various industries. The Basics Zinc nickel plating […]

25th May 2023
electrolytic nickel plating - Electroplating Finishes

The Advantages Of Electrolytic Nickel Plating

Summary. Electrolytic nickel plating and electroplating finish experts at EC Williams offer state-of-the-art barrel lines for optimal results. Understanding both matte and bright finishes, they ensure fast, affordable, and stable plating solutions for various projects. Contact for more in the West Midlands.   As leading suppliers in electrolytic nickel plating, we have the skills and […]

11th May 2023
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A Guide To Zinc Passivation | EC Williams

Summary. Zinc passivation and zinc coating company, EC Williams, emphasises the importance of corrosion resistance in electroplating. Zinc coatings, when treated with chromate passivation, combat ‘white rusting’. Various treatments offer different protection levels, with zinc-nickel alloy providing enhanced corrosion resistance.   Appearance is nearly always a factor when you are choosing electroplating. However, resistance and […]

21st April 2023
Surface Engineering Association - How Does It Supports Us? - surface finishing specialists

Surface Engineering Association – What Is It & How Does It Support Us (REACH)

Summary. The Surface Engineering Association (SEA) supports surface finishing specialists like EC Williams in navigating complex regulations, especially the REACH legislation. SEA’s guidance on REACH compliance, particularly on chromium usage, ensures businesses operate safely and meet industry standards.   The Surface Engineering Association (SEA) is an organisation that represents businesses operating in the surface engineering […]

7th April 2023
Fastners with tin electroplating from tin coating supplier EC Williams

Everything You Need To Know About Tin Coating

Summary. As a leading tin electroplating and tin coating supplier, EC Williams offers extensive services tailored to customer needs. Their tin coatings ensure resistance to oxidation and are essential for soldering, electric contacts, and switchgear. The blog further details tin plating characteristics and applications.   EC Williams have been a leading tin coating supplier for decades. […]

27th March 2023
UK Manufacturing Industry - Is it a Positive Brexit Outcome? - electroplating and coating services

Manufacturing In The UK – Are We Seeing A Positive Brexit Outcome?

Summary. In the UK manufacturing industry, recent global events like Brexit, COVID-19, and the Ukraine war impacted supply chains and offshoring. EC Williams highlights a “reshoring” trend, with businesses seeking local electroplating and coating services for enhanced control, reduced costs, and sustainability.   EC Williams is one of the country’s leading electroplating companies serving the […]

13th March 2023
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Zinc Nickel Coating – What Is It And The Benefits?

Summary. EC Williams, a leading zinc nickel coating supplier from the West Midlands, emphasises the superior corrosion resistance of zinc nickel coating, especially in the automotive and aerospace industries. Offering advanced electroplating services, they combine expertise with state-of-the-art facilities, ensuring top-quality results.   Often used by the automotive industry, zinc nickel coating is the ultimate […]

29th December 2022
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Zinc Nickel Electroplating In The Automotive Industry

When it comes to electroplating, there are various different metals and metal alloys you can choose. However, when it comes to the automotive industry, zinc nickel is a very popular choice. EC Williams, zinc nickel plating suppliers, we are eager to share a bit of information on how zinc nickel electroplating works. As well as […]

15th December 2022
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Looking For Electroplating in the UK? Your Guide to Electroplating Services

The modern electroplating process took place in the early 19th century. Since then electroplating in the UK has expanded into a fully comprehensive service. It supports a wide range of industries and requirements. With the development of bigger electric generators, higher currents are now available. Therefore, improving the process even further and creating an even […]

24th November 2022
Electroplating Industry Environmental Regulations- EC Williams - UK Electroplating Company

Environmental Regulations In The Electroplating Industry

When it comes to electroplating industry regulations, EC Williams have plenty of knowledge on them as a leading UK electroplating company. We are proud to offer high quality metal finishing services to support a range of industries and applications. We have a responsibility as electroplaters to ensure that we continue to meet the stringent requirements […]