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Metal Finishing Services

Silchrome provide electroplated Tin which is either matte grey-white or Bright silver in appearance depending on the solution used.

 

The Benefits of Tin Plating are:

Corrosion protection on ferrous and non-ferrous metals
As an aid to soldering on electrical and electronic components
To improve anti-galling characteristics
As a resist prior to nitriding high strength steels.
Because tin is a relatively soft metal and resistant to organic acids and sulphur compounds, it is also an ideal material for decorative products as it can be buffed and polished to a high luster.

Typical Applications:

Manufacture of food equipment- namely Tin Cans
Connectors in the electronics industry
Contacts in the electrical industry
Fasteners, springs, stampings etc.

Process Specifications Offered:

We plate to the latest national and international specifications as well as to specific customer requirements. The specifications include:

ASTM B545
MIL-T-10757
BS 1872
Def Stan 03- 08

Production Capabilities

Silchrome Plating  offers  a number of tin processes on ferrous metals, non-ferrous metals such as brass and copper and on aluminium.
Dull tin manual plating facility with a plating window of 2200mm x 50mm x 850mm
Bright Acid tin manual plating facility with a plating window  of 1600mm  x 600mm x 600 mm
For small components the company has a bright acid tin barrel plating facility capable of processing small to medium sized batches.

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