[time-nuts] Gold plating on aluminum
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Tue Oct 20 19:05:31 UTC 2009
In message <20091020.120107.944.6.cdelect at juno.com>, Corby Dawson writes:
>I am working on a project to plate the lamp reflector in an HP 5065A with
>gold. The existing reflector is aluminum. What little I can find suggests
>that in addition to some preliminary plating the layer just below the
>gold should be nickel as the mirror operates at a high temperature (100
>deg C). Does anyone know of a company that can do this plating for me?
Talk to any local goldsmith, they will know...
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