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PVD methods

PVD Methods Explained

PVD (physical vapor deposition) is a highly technical coating process performed in an artificial vacuum, known for its aesthetic and performance benefits. There are several different methods for producing PVD coatings, including cathode arc evaporation, magnetron sputter, electron beam evaporation, ion beam sputter, and laser ablation. Here we’ll discuss those PVD methods. Cathode Arc Evaporation …

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Dekoclad Certification

ECF Achieves DecoKlad Certification

In September 2020 MacDermid Enthone presented Electro Chemical Finishing with our DecoKlad license. We are very pleased to announce that we are now an authorized chrome plating applicator for MacDermid Enthone Fashion Finishes®.  What Is DecoKlad?  MacDermid Enthone is the world’s leading supplier of plating chemistries to the automotive industry. In order to ensure that …

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plating on plastic

How Plating on Plastic Compares to Plating on Metal

Have you ever wondered what the differences are between plating on metal and plating on plastic? Plating both materials have different benefits that you should consider when deciding whether or not to plate your parts. The process of plating plastic and metal parts is also different. Knowing how the process works can also help you …

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