Copper plating is used as a coating because of its good electrical and thermal conductivity. In addition, copper plating provides a beautiful decorative surface and has good antibacterial properties. Read more.
Tin plating is used as a coating because of its good corrosion resistance and solderability, as well as its low transfer resistance. In addition, tin plating gives a shiny and smooth decorative surface. Read more.
Silver plating is used as a coating for its good electrical conductivity, reflectivity or glide properties. In addition, silver plating provides hardness and wear properties to the piece, as well as a beautiful decorative surface. Read more.
Nickel plating is used as a coating for its good corrosion protection, adhesion and surface hardness. It is generally used as an intermediate coating for brass, copper or steel. The coating is technical and has a grey colour. Read more.