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Plating Fundamentals: Metal

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Plating Fundamentals: Metal introduces learners to the basic components, processes, and general terminology associated with metal plating industries.

Learning Hours: 3

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Course Description

Plating Fundamentals: Metal introduces learners to the basic components, processes, and general terminology associated with metal plating industries. The information critical to metal plating is brought to life in this course using realistic 2D and 3D models, helpful animations, and interactive quizzes. The material in this course is beneficial for both those who are experienced and practiced in metal plating and related concepts, and those who are new to the field.

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Who will benefit from this Metal Plating course?

Quality, manufacturing, engineering, designing, purchasing, and sales.

Course Classification

This manufacturing course by THORS eLearning Solutions covers identification of key terms and understanding of key concepts.

*THORS uses the Bloom’s Taxonomy Methodology for our course development.

Certificate Awarded for Plating Fundamentals: Metal

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Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the processes of electroplating, electropolishing, electroless plating, and passivating.
  2. Learn the effects and advantages of common elements used in metal plating.
  3. Recall some of the primary components of common metal plating processes.
  4. Differentiate between the various plating methods utilized in the industry.
  5. Recognize the various defects associated with metal plating.
  6. Examine possible testing methods and industry specifications.
Diagram showing some of the basic parts, including the rectifier, involved in an electropolishing process.
Plating Fundamentals

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Metal Plating
    1. Parts and Terminology
      1. Electroplating
      2. Electropolishing
      3. Electroless Plating
      4. Passivating
    2. Plating Metals
      1. Copper
      2. Chromium
      3. Nickel
      4. Zinc
      5. Tin
      6. Precious Metals
      7. Noble Metals
  2. Common Plating Methods and Processes
    1. Common Plating Methods
      1. Immersion Plating
      2. Selective Plating
      3. Barrel (Mass) Plating
      4. Rack Plating
      5. Automated Plating
      6. Manual Plating
    2. Plating Processes
      1. Electroplating
      2. Electropolishing
      3. Electroless Plating
      4. Passivating
  3. Defects and Testing
    1. Plating Defects
      1. Bare Spots
      2. Roughness
      3. Peeling
      4. Pitting
      5. Surface Appearance
    2. Testing
      1. Destructive
        1. Adhesion Tests
          1. Chisel or Knife Test
          2. Bend Test
          3. Burnishing Test
          4. Drawing Test
          5. Heat Quench Test
        2. Oxidation Tests
          1. Copper-Sulfate Test
          2. Salt Spray Test
      2. Non-Destructive Tests
        1. Thickness Test
        2. Visual Test
    3. Industry Standards
      1. Safety and Regulations
      2. Plating Specifications
      3. Certification

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