Electroplating technology has a very real effect on the products we see and use everyday.
Adding a surface finish to your product can add value to it in a variety of ways. Keep reading to find out how.
Have you ever wondered what the differences are between Electroplating and PVD? While both provide many of the same benefits, there are some big differences you should be aware of. Difference in process, environmental impact, and the benefits each offer are all key factors to consider when choosing the best option for your part. Electroplating … Continue reading What are the Differences Between Electroplating and PVD?
PVD (physical vapor deposition) is a highly technical coating process performed in an artificial vacuum, known for its aesthetic and performance benefits. There are several different methods for producing PVD coatings, which include cathode arc evaporation, magnetron sputter, electron beam evaporation, ion beam sputter, and laser ablation. Cathode Arc Evaporation Cathode arc evaporation consists of … Continue reading PVD Methods Explained
Surface finishing is a key method for adding value to a component. Both functional and decorative finishing can add value to a product: how are they different?
The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) offers insight into the popular and emerging finishes in kitchen and bath, as well as other industries—read our 2017 run-down here.
Read our breakdown of the trending kitchen fixture and hardware finishes for 2016.