Electroplating

Electroplating involves the deposition of thin layers of metal on metal components and metal stock. There are several uses for electrodeposited coatings including cosmetic, corrosion resistance, and wear resistance. Knowledge about electroplating and electroplated coatings is important for product design, preventing and solving quality problems, and evaluating supplier capabilities and quality.

What Will You Learn

If you’re ever involved with metal plating selection, supplier evaluation, and solving quality problems with electroplated metals, then this course is for you. You’ll learn concepts that will enable you to:
  • Decrease product design time
  • Reduce quality problems
  • Quickly solve design, manufacturing, and supplier problems
  • Select capable suppliers

Course Information

COURSE LENGTH
3.00 Hours
ACCESS PERIOD
90 Days

Is This Course For You

This course is targeted to people involved with product design, manufacturing, and supplier evaluation. This includes design engineers, manufacturing engineers, and quality engineers.

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Materials Provided

  • 90 days of online single-user access (from date of purchase) to the three hour presentation
  • Online learning assessment (submit to SAE)
  • A job aid for practical application of the topics covered
  • Follow-up to your content questions

Course Requirements

  • Windows 7, 8, 10 (other operating systems and mobile platforms are not supported but may work)
  • Internet Explorer 11, Mozilla Firefox 37, Google Chrome 42 (other browsers are not supported)
  • Broadband-1Mbps minimum

Topics

This course teaches practical information about electrodeposition of metal coatings onto metal stock and components, and covers the following topics:
  • Process steps for electroplating and supporting processes
  • Different process formats
  • Coating properties, features, and defects, and how they are evaluated
  • Effects of electroplating process steps on coating properties, features, and defects
  • Important coating properties, features, and defects for six different coating uses
  • Selecting and specifying electrodeposited coatings 
  • Evaluating electroplating companies