[time-nuts] Gold plating on aluminum

Had had at to-way.com
Tue Oct 20 20:09:14 UTC 2009


You might check with a commercial PC board house. Back in the day we 
demanded heavy Nickle plate under the Gold edge connector fingers on 
the Telco product we manufactured.


At 12:01 PM 10/20/2009, you wrote:
>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?
>Corby Dawson
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