Brass plating and brass patina

Brass plating and brass patina

Although brass is not one of the precious metals, such as gold or silver, it has been extremely popular and useful for thousands of years for a variety of objects, including coins. It is composed of copper and zinc. It’s a yellowish color, like gold. The larger the proportion of zinc is in the brass, the lower the melting point and the lower the electrical conductivity is. It also reduces the ability to form metal.
Brass patina is a popular option for items such as candle holders, interior design and fashion accessories. Brass is also used for hooks, accessories, lighting, …

Material or product, which will be brass plated must be clean and free of dirt, corrosion and other defilements. Brass plating is offered on racks or drums. Treatments vary depending on the type of material and the requirements of our customers. At any galvanization process our clients are advised on the best treatment according to their requirements.

All workpieces – items are first cleaned in ultrasound and fats free in degreasing tanks. Then, follows activation of the material in a variety of salts and acids. Thereafter, workpieces may be treated. At the end of each electroplating process is followed by washing and drying.

Brass patina or brass antique finish is usually performed on decorative objects on which customers want an antique or vintage look of it.



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