Metal Plating Services

Metal plating services preserve and strengthen metal parts by applying a thin layer of metal coating to the component’s surface or substrate. Depending on the application, several metal plating options exist, including electroplating, electroless plating, electroforming, and immersion.

Metal Finishing Service Advantages

Metal plating services provide a new exterior to a finished metal component, providing a lasting and aesthetically pleasing appearance. Some of the benefits of metal finishing services include:

  • Altered thermal or electrical conductivity
  • Corrosion prevention
  • Enhanced decor
  • EMI/RFI shielding
  • Improved IR reflectivity
  • Enhanced paint adhesion
  • Improved solderability
  • Increased surface hardness
  • Reduced surface friction

Metal Plating Options

At Petersen Precision, we offer several unique third-party metal plating service options to meet your project’s design and engineering needs, including:

Nickel Electroplating

Electroplated nickel is used extensively to enhance the utility, value, and appeal of manufactured products such as consumer goods. Other nickel coatings are used to improve the physical properties, such as resistance to wear, heat, or corrosion, while providing a bright, aesthetically pleasing finish.

Precious Metal Plating

Precious metal plating services coat a metal's substrate using elements such as gold, silver, and other rare earth minerals. This type of metal plating combines the beneficial qualities of the substrate metal with that of the precious metal plating materials, offering enhanced beneficial qualities.

Comprehensive Plating Services Designed to Meet Your Needs

To enhance the surface properties of your fabricated metal parts, Petersen Precision can provide comprehensive plating capabilities through our local third-party vendors. Our plating providers can apply everything from standard flash Nickel plating to precious metal plating, with all-over coverings for even your most complex part shapes.

We can send your parts to your preferred plating vendor or recommend one from our nationwide network of trusted plating providers.

As needed, we will pair your project with the plater best suited to the task to ensure that your metal parts receive the best, most uniform plating possible. Check out some plating products in our gallery!

Contact Petersen Precision for Metal Plating Services Today

With complete fabrication capabilities, passivation services, and more, Petersen Precision is your trusted source for precision metal finishing services. Request a quote today or contact us to discuss your unique project requirements.