Wisconsin Plating Works is a full service company. We provide selective, commercial and specification metal finishing from small to large quantities, specializing in electroplating of zinc, zinc/cobalt, zinc/nickel, tin, copper, nickel and chrome.
We also have a complete range of secondary services, which include processing customer prototypes, sub-assembly, packaging, drop shipments, and process development for special customer applications.
A complete laboratory allows us to test a customer’s order in process to maintain the highest quality standards in the industry. Also available is a state-of-the-art Fischerscope (@) X-Ray Fluoresence instrument that provides quick, non-destructive, multi-element analysis and coating thickness measurements. Statistical results and thickness test reports, along with video images can be stored, sent, printed and accessed via the company network as required.
Offering over 91,000 square feet of manufacturing area, our two plants are ISO 9001 registered, one of only several in the metal finishing industry in the state of Wisconsin.
Complete Capabilities List
Zinc (Barrel Manual Hoist, and Rack Manual Hoist)
Zinc/Cobalt Alloy (Barrel, Rack: Manual Hoist)
Zinc/Nickel Alloy (Automatic and Manual Rack, Automatic Barrel)
Copper (Barrel, Manual Rack)
Nickel (Bright Decorative: Rack: Automatic, Manual Rack, Barrel)
Chrome – Decorative (Automatic)
Black Oxide (Manual Hoist and Barrel)
Tin – Bright and Matte (Manual Rack and Portable Barrel)
Zinc Phosphate (Barrel: Manual Hoist, Rack: Manual Hoist)
Chromate/Passivate – Hexavalent and Trivalent (Clear, Yellow, Black, topcoat seal, RoHS compliant)
Deburring/Burnishing (Vibratory and Tumbling)
Baking (to relieve Hydrogen Embrittlement)
Pickling, Cleaning, Oiling
Citric Acid/Passivate on Stainless Steel (Barrel: Manual Hoist, Rack: Manual Hoist)
Chromate Conversion Coatings and Passivates (for Aluminum and Zinc) (Manual Hoist)
Laboratory Support: Salt Spray Testing, Hull Cell Analysis, Wet Analysis, Atomic Absorption
Mass Spectrophotometry, Non-Destructive X-Ray Fluorescence Thickness Testing.
Certification to plating specifications are available.