Used to plate zinc, brass, aluminum and magnesium so that a coponent can then be chrome plated. Before a copper plated part can be chromed, we must run it through a copper buffing operation to ensure removal of minor defects and quality finish.
A versatile metal that has a variety of finishing solutions. Aluminum brushing, also known as satin finishing provide a raw aluminum look that is similar to the look of stainless steel. This process is then completed with anodizing. Aluminum can also be run through polishing and buffing operations to provide a “Polished Aluminum” or “Billiet Aluminum” look. A third route is to run an aluminum component through polishing and buffing to prepare it for smooth anodizing, painting, or chrome plating.