Plating

Zinc coatings prevent oxidation of the protected metal by forming a barrier and by acting as a sacrificial anode if this barrier is damaged. At ISE we process both by rack and barrel and have open capacity for additional processing.

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Capabilities

We do white Zinc and Trivalent plating in both rack and barrel.


Plating Material
Trivalent Chromate
Zinc Chromate (clear)

Substrate Metal
Alloys, Aluminum, Steel

Plating Characteristics
Abrasion Resistant, Appearance Improvement, Chemical Resistant, Close Tolerance, Corrosion Resistant, Cosmetic, Decorative, Electrically Conductive, EMI/RFI Shielding, Impact Resistant, Lubrication, Nonreflective, Part Resizing, Precision, Protective, Reflective, Temperature Resistant, Wear Resistant, Weather Proofing

Processes
CVD (Chemical Vapor Deposition), Electroless, Electroplating, Immersion, Impact, PVD (Physical Vapor Deposition), Spray, Vibratory

Equipment
Barrel Tanks
Rack Tanks

Application
Overall, Reel to Reel, Selective, Selective Depth, Split Rail, Spot, Stripe

Automation Capabilities
Computer Controlled Process
Robotic Load/Unload/Transfer

Preplate Operations
Acid Rinse, Passivating, Phosphating (dry, oil), Scrup Tank, Solvent Degreasing, Spray Washing, Stripping, Thermal Cleaning, Ultrasonic Cleaning, Vacuum Vapor

Postplate Operations
Abrasive Blast, Chromate Dip, Deburring, Electropolishing, Grinding, Oxygen Cleaning, Passivation, Pickling, Polishing, Shot/Glass Bead Peening, Vibratory Tumbling, Zinc Phosphate

Testing Ability
Adhesion, Coating Thickness, Corrosion Resistance, Solderability, Steam Age, Visual

Plating Thickness
Min
_______________in
_______________mm
Max
_______________in
_______________mm

Production Volume
_______________min
_______________max
Prototype
Low Volume
High Volume

Industry Focus
Appliances, Automotive, Lighting, Municipalities, Pulp & Paper, Recreational Vehicles, Retail, Transportation

Industry Standards
ANSI
American National Standards Institute
AS
Aerospace Industry Standard
ASME
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
ASTM
American Society for Testing and Materials
AWS
American Welding Society
CE
The CE mark (officially CE marking) is a mandatory conformity mark on many products placed on the single market in the European Economic Area (EEA).
CSA
Canadian Standards Association
DIN
(Deutsche Industrie-Normen) A general term relating to the official standards of Germany.
DOT
Department of Transportation
FAA
Federal Aviation Administration
FDA
Food And Drug Administration
ISO
International Organization for Standardization
JIS
Japanese Standards Association
Mil-Spec
Military Specifications
NADCAP
National Aerospace And Defense Contractors Accreditation Program
QS
QS Is a quality standard developed by the Automotive Industries.
RoHS
Restriction Of Hazardous Substances (Compliant)
SAE
Society of Automotive Engineers
TS
Technical Specifications, used with ISO

File Formats
AlphaCAM (AMD,ATD)
AutoCAD (DWG,DWZ)
BMP
Bit Mapped Graphics
Catia (CATDrawing,CATPart)
DXF
Drawing Interchange Format, or Drawing Exchange Format
GIF
Graphics Interchange Format
IGES
Initial Graphics Exchange Specification, ANSI file format.
Inventor (IDW, IPT)
IronCAD (ICD,ICS)
JPG or JEPG
Joint Photographic Experts Group
MasterCam (MDX, MC8, MC9, SET)
PDES
Product Data Exchange using STEP, Standard for the Exchange of Product Model Data. A standard format for exchanging data between
advanced CAD and CAM programs.
PDF
Portable Document Format
Pro-E or Pro/Engineer (DRW,PRT,XPR)
SAT
3D ACIS Model File
SolidEdge (DFT)
SolidWorks (SLDPRT,SLDDRW,SLDDRT)
STEP
Standard for the Exchange of Product Model Data
SurfCam (DSN)
TIFF
Tagged Image File Format
TurboCAD (TCW,TCX)