Mirror Chrome Finish

n the process used to achieve the chrome plate specified in ASTM B456, do you polish the parts before or after the electrodeposited coating?

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Q. In the process used to achieve the chrome plate specified in ASTM B456, do you polish the parts before or after the electrodeposited coating? T.T.

A. Typically, the part is polished prior to the electroplating steps. To learn more about mirror chrome finishes go to PFonline.com and search the database using the term “mirror chrome.”

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