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Bright Silver Plating

bright silver plating

For customers seeking a finish that provides visible light reflection, heat conductivity, and electrical conductivity, Gleco offers AMS-2410, AMS-2411, AMS-2412, ASTM B700, and QQ-S-365 bright silver plating. The brightest of three grades of silver plating (Type-I Matte, Type-II Semi-Bright, and Type-III Bright), bright silver plating delivers optimum aesthetic value.

Bright Silver Plating

Silver is electrodeposited according to the following process:

  1. Cleaning is performed to remove any surface contaminants (e.g., oil, grease, etc.).
  2. The solution is prepared according to the substrate and desired result.
  3. The part is lowered into the plating solution for the silver electrodeposition.
  4. Additional treatments, such as passivation or heat treating, are applied (based on need).

Material Capabilities

Bright silver plating can be used on the following materials:

  • Magnesium
  • Brass
  • Bronze
  • Copper
  • Stainless Steel
  • Steel
  • Aluminum
  • Nickel

Benefits of Silver Plating

Silver plating is used for its numerous benefits, including:

  • Aesthetics
  • Antibacterial properties
  • High solderability
  • Corrosion and wear resistance
  • Electrical and thermal conductivity
  • Lubricity
  • Ductility

Typical Silver Plating Applications

Silver plating is used by the aerospace, energy, medical, military, oil and gas, semiconductor and transportation industries to deposit silver solutions onto:

  • Microwave components
  • Stamped switch contacts
  • Connectors
  • Busbars
  • Bearings
  • Semiconductors

If you’re searching for an experienced Bright Silver Plating provider that employs environmentally responsible and regulatory-compliant processes to provide cost-effective finishing solutions, contact Gleco Plating.