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PLATING COPPER METAL FINISHING

COPPER PLATING  is the process in which a layer of copper is deposited on the item to be plated by using an electric current.  Copper is an active metal and is therefore difficult to plate onto a passivated surface, making direct plating of iron based metals difficult. Such surfaces often require a nickel strike base coat for the copper to adhere to.  Orange in appearance this finish is often used as an undercoat for car parts restoration work.  Please see our Classic Car Restoration section for further details. 

 
 

COPPER PLATING CONSUMER PURPOSES

Copper plating is designed to increase durability, strength, or visual appeal, and copper plating specifically is often used to improve heat and electrical conductivity. Copper plating is seen most often in wiring and cookware.  Occasionally, copper plating is used for decorative purposes, giving objects a brassy look. Copper plating is more often used, however, for electrical wires since copper conducts heat extremely well. Additionally, many circuit boards are plated with copper.

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