What is a plating tank?

What is a plating tank?

Plating tanks are constructed of a high-impact co-polymer polypropylene. Polypropylene is a rugged material that will not delaminate or embrittle when exposed to aggressive chemicals.

Why chromium plating is done?

Chrome plating, or chromium plating, helps minimize wear and tear, as well as increase the lifespan of metal or engineering parts. By adding a layer of chrome to another object, it can improve the object’s resistance to corrosion, reduce friction, prevent galling, and in certain instances, enhance its appearance.

Does plating prevent corrosion?

Electroplating to Prevent Corrosion Electroplating is one of the most popular methods employed to achieve corrosion control. This metal coating acts as a sacrificial barrier that can slow and even prevent corrosion from forming on the underlying material, which is referred to as the substrate.

Is electroplating permanent?

Electroplating is the process of coating one metal or metal object with a very thin layer of another metal, typically by applying a direct electric current. By creating a chemical bond, the plating is a permanent addition to the surface of the base metal. This means that it will not naturally fall off or separate.

What kind of plastic is used in plating tanks?

Plating International™ fabricates high quality custom plastic and steel tanks for metal finishing, chemical applications, and waste water requirements. We can engineer plastic tanks using Polypropylene, Co, Poly, PVC, CPVC, and HDPE. Our steel tanks are reinforced with Steel or Stainless and lined depending on your requirements.

Is there a cooling system for chrome plating tanks?

Recently we are planning to purchase cooling systems for chrome plating tanks. We need information about cooling equipment. Presently on large sized parts, with high current densities the tanks heats up even when the if the heaters are tripped off. The solution temperature rises and solution boils.

What kind of tank is used for metal finishing?

Custom fabrication of mild steel, stainless steel, polypropylene, and metal finishing tanks for most applications. Singleton tank fabricating capabilities include tanks for cleaning, rinsing, dipping, plating and other processes.

Is it necessary to heat a plating tank?

It is not true that having the heating on while plating will necessarilycause a problem. But it is true that the plating generates so much heat that additional heating may not be required during that time, and cooling may be required to keep the temperature from climbing.