The Benefits Of Using Silicone Pull Plugs

20 May , 2021 Amy Stillwell

When it comes to powder coat masking, silicone pull plugs are essential. If you are concerned about shadowing or need to mask a bore thread, pull plugs are the best solution. Although there are a number of alternative pull plug materials out there, silicone masking plugs offer several unique properties and benefits that make them…

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What Is Porosity And How Is It Caused?

29 Apr , 2021 Amy Stillwell

To perform its function properly, an electroplated surface of a product often needs to be flat and consistent. Any imperfections on the metal coating or exposed areas on an electroplated surface can lead to several issues; from poor performance to severe, irreversible damage to the product. In the telecommunications industry, for instance, an uneven or…

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4 Common Masking Issues And How To Resolve Them

22 Mar , 2021 hitekadmin

Temporary masking is used in most plating projects to protect the surface areas that should not be exposed to the plating conditions. There are a range of temporary masking products available out there. These include liquid masking lacquer, tape, pull-through plugs, and wax. When using masking during plating, there are common issues you may encounter….

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