Surface Treatments – Plating

Preparation Processes

Detergent wash, shot-blast, paint stripping, rumbling and vapour degreasing.

Plating Processes

Denis Ferranti Surface Treatments has an extensive plating capability, operating to Aerospace and Defence Standards.

The following table gives an outline of our current processes:-

Process Size
Zinc Plating 1 Vat 2000mm x 1000mm x 500mm
Stannate Tin Plating 3 Vats 1200mm x 600mm x 500mm
Phosphate (Manganese Class 1) 6 – (250mm x 250mm) Baskets per Cycle
Copper Plating 1 Vat 1000mm x 250mm x 250mm
Zinc Plating 500mm Barrel Unit
Chemical Blackening of Copper & Brass 200mm x 200mm Basket
Ardrox 160B Passivation of Brass 200mm x 200mm Basket
Alocrom 1200 250mm x 250mm Basket
Chromic Acid Anodising (incl black dye) 2 Vats 2500mm x 1000mm x 1000mm
 copper plating
 alocrom 1200
 zinc plating

Copper Plating

Alocrom 1200

Zinc Plating

 chromic acid anodising
 stannate tin
 class 1 phosphate

Chromic Acid Anodising

Stannate Tin

Class 1 Phosphate

Processes we have experience of are:

Aluminium Plating Gold Plating
Hard Anodising Hard Chromium Plating
Sulphuric Anodising Metal Spraying
Bronze Plating Nickel Plating
Cadmium Plating Passivation of Stainless Steel
Chromate Magnesium Alloys Silver Plating
Chromium Plating Sulphamate Nickel Plating
Electroless Nickel Plating