Plating Parameters

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GOLD BATH SOLUTIONS

 

SOLUTION BATH TEMP VOLTAGE TIME
KROHN GOLD 130 to 140°F 4 to 6 15-30 seconds
KROHN PINK, DOUBLE PINK, TRIPLE PINK 140°F
(must heat solution)
4 to 6 30 seconds or Desired Coverage
COHLER GOLD 120 to 140°F 2 to 4 20-30 seconds
EARTHCOAT™ GOLD 120°F 3 to 4 30-45 seconds

 

RHODIUM BATH SOLUTIONS

SOLUTION BATH TEMP VOLTAGE TIME
KROHN 65 – 120°F 1 to 3 20-30 seconds
SUPERBRITE® Room Temp. 4 20-30 seconds
SUPERBLACK™ Room Temp. 4 1 minute

 

KROHN PLATING SOLUTIONS

SOLUTION BATH TEMP VOLTAGE TIME
ACID COPPER Room Temp. 3 to 9 Desired Coverage
BRIGHT NICKEL 70 – 75°F 2 Desired Coverage
GOLD PLATING 130 – 140°F 4 to 6 15-30 seconds
SILVER PLATING Room Temp. 2 to 4 30 secs to 2 minutes

 

EARTHCOAT™ SOLUTIONS

SOLUTION BATH TEMP VOLTAGE TIME
PALLABRITE™ MIRROR 95°F 2 to 3 8 to 10 seconds
SILVER FREE Room Temp. 1.5 to 1.8 15 to 90 seconds
NICKEL MIRROR 120 – 150°F 2 to 4 1 to 10 minutes
COPPER PRIMER 130 – 155°F 1 to 2 1 to 10 minutes
COPPER MIRROR Room Temp.
(Not to exceed 80°F)
2 to 3 2 to 10 minutes
BLACK FREE 120 – 140°F 3 to 4 30 secs to 2 minutes

 

PEN PALS®

SOLUTION BATH TEMP VOLTAGE TIME
SUPERBRITE® Room Temp. 6 Desired Coverage
SUPERBLACK™ Room Temp. 10 Desired Coverage
GOLD Room Temp.   Desired Coverage
CYANIDE FREE GOLD Room Temp.   Desired Coverage

 

CLEANERS

SOLUTION BATH TEMP VOLTAGE TIME
HEAVY DUTY ELECTROCLEANER 180°F 10
(do not reverse current)
60 seconds or more
TIVACLEAN
(as electrocleaner)
160 to 180°F 5 to 6 Desired Results
TIVACLEAN
(in ultrasonic)
135°F N/A Desired Results
ACTIVATOR T™ Room Temp. N/A 15 to 60 seconds
ELECTROKING™ 140 to 160°F 2 to 6 15 to 60 seconds
SPAREX® 125 to 135°F N/A Desired Results
SPAREX® ACID DRIP Room Temp. N/A 10 to 15 seconds

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