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29th March 2020
zinc passivation

A Guide To Zinc Passivation | EC Williams

Appearance is nearly always a factor when you are choosing electroplating. However,  resistance and protection against corrosion are also key factors. In fact, sometimes corrosion resistance is the prime requirement. This is where zinc passivation comes in. Zinc metal coatings Zinc metal coatings are highly resistant to corrosion by the atmosphere and most natural waters. […]

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10th February 2020
what is zinc plating

What is Zinc Plating?

There are many different types of plating processes, and zinc plating is one of the most popular. Zinc coatings work by forming a barrier to prevent corrosion of the underlying steel, and its popularity is due to its low cost and the range of alternative post plating treatments enabling it to be customised for many […]

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15th August 2019
zinc nickel coating

Zinc Nickel Coating – What Is It and The Benefits?

Zinc Nickel Coating Often used by the automotive industry, zinc nickel coating is the ultimate plating in terms of corrosion resistance. It helps car manufacturers to achieve longer warranty periods. It is now also being used for off shore safety critical work, as well as in the aerospace industry to replace cadmium. There are several post plating […]

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