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. (70°F)
4
20-30 seconds
SUPERBLACK™
Room Temp. (70°F)
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.
3-6
Desired Coverage
CYANIDE FREE GOLD
Room Temp.
1-3
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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