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 45 GALLON CHROME SET-UP

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Hector and Luiz chrome plating shop

HECTOR AND HIS PARTNER LUIZ GETTING READY TO DO SOME SERIOUS CHROME PLATING.  THEIR PLATING OPERATION IS SET TO DO ANY METAL THEY WILL COME ACROSS, INCLUDING STAINLESS STEEL AND ALUMINUM.   THEIR PLATING TANKS AND ELECTROSCRUB TANK ARE 45 GALLONS STRONG AND ALL THEIR NON-BUSSED PREP TANKS ARE 35 GALLONS.  THIS IS ALL DONE IN A SMALL 600 SQUARE FEET SHOP.  THEIR BUFFING IS DONE IN AN ADJACENT 200 SQUARE FEET ROOM.

plating rectifiers bright nickel plating tank

THIS LINE CONSIST OF FOUR RECTIFIERS (A 20 AMP FOR THE ELECTROSCRUB, A 150 AMP FOR BRIGHT COPPER PLATING, A 50 AMP FOR STRIKE NICKEL AND BRIGHT NICKEL, AND A GREAT BIG 250 AMP UNIT FOR KLEEN CHROME AND THE STRIPPING OPERATION).  ABOVE LEFT IS A CLOSE VIEW OF THE BRIGHT NICKEL TANK WITH TWO QUARTZ HEATERS, FILTRATION SYSTEM FOR LONG LIFE OF THE NICKEL, TITANIUM ANODE BASKETS, ETC.

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ABOVE AND BELOW, NOTICE THE LIGHTING ON TOP OF ALL THE PLATING TANKS AND THE PARTS HANGING BACK RIGHT NEXT TO THE LIGHT TO HANG THE PARTS FOR CLOSE INSPECTION.  ALL THE RINSES ARE LOCATED IN A COMPARTMENT BELOW THE TANKS THEMSELVES.  THE PREP TANKS ARE LINED UP 10 FEET IN FRONT OF THE PLATING LINE FOR EASY ACCESS BACK AND FORTH BETWEEN THE PREP AND THE PLATING STEPS. 

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FROM THE LEFT TO THE RIGHT, ELECTROSCRUB, BRIGHT COPPER, STRIKE NICKEL, BRIGHT NICKEL, AND OUR KLEEN CHROME.   SOLUTION AGITATION IS DONE VIA FILTER SYSTEMS LOCATED IN EACH PLATING TANK (THE THINGS WITH THE BLUE TOPS).  HEATING FOR THE ALKLEEN ALUMINUM CLEANER AND THE ELECTROSCRUB IS DONE VIA PROCESS TECH NON INDICATING HEATING CONTROLLERS.   THE HEATING CONTROLLERS ON THE TWO NICKELS AND THE CHROME ARE DONE VIA ANALOG INDICATING UNITS.  HECTOR AND LUIZ WENT WITH BIGGER THAN RECOMMENDED HEATING ELEMENTS TO ACHIEVE FAST HEAT UP TIMES OF SIXTY MINUTES FOR ALL HEATED TANKS.  THEY SAID THEY DO NOT LIKE TO WAIT FOR THE TANKS TO HEAT UP.

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