Bright Silver Plating
Silver is capable of taking a high polish. Silver in its purest form is a soft, lustrous, white metal which is highly malleable and ductile. Silver has excellent lubricity properties. Silver plating can be applied to various base metals, the most common being brass, copper and even aluminium. Silver can be plated to the relevant BS or Aerospace specs/m2 or a customers individual specifcation.
Bright silver possesses certain qualities making it particularly suitable for use in many aerospace applications. It is easy to solder because of its ultra – fine grain structure, the wear resistance is extremely good making it suitable for the finishing of bearings.
Key Characteristics of Silver Plating
Excellent conductor of heat and electricity
Ideal for bearing purposes