Plating during colder seasons may impact an ideal chrome plating process, and to ensure that you do not use more product than is necessary, it is imperative that you use your products at the proper temperature during colder weather while applying the spray chrome process.
Learn a few helpful tips on how to ensure your products are at the ideal temperature for plating all year round!
Helpful tips for Plating during colder seasons
PRODUCTS COOL DURING COLDER SEASONS
Products can cool below the suggested minimum application temperature (at least 73°F or 23°C)
PRODUCT WASTE & SLOW REACTION
Plating during colder temperatures slows down the chemical reaction time and results in using more products.This is a waste of money, products, and produces a less brilliant chrome finish.
WORKAROUNDS FOR COLD SEASONS…
KEEP CONSISTENT TEMPERATURES IN SPRAY BOOTH
Ensure your parts are not cold, & always keep a minimum temperature of 23° Celsius / 73° F in your spray booth
STORE PRODUCTS IN A WARM AREA
Keeping the chemicals in a warm environment will maintain proper temperatures for plating and is ideal
STORE MACHINE AT END OF USE
When finished using for the day, wheel the Cosmichrome system to a heated environment for safe keeping
KEEP CONSISTENT TEMPERATURES
It is VERY IMPORTANT that your chemicals and water remain at a minimum temperature of 23° C or 73°F
IF STORING IN A COLD ENVIRONMENT…
Cover the tanks with an electric blanket in order to keep the products warm and protected
THE CHEMICAL HEATING UNIT IS THE IDEAL SOLUTION
Products from the tanks enter the heating unit and remain heated by the coils
READY FOR ACTION REGARDLESS OF OUTER TEMPERATURES
Products remain at a set temperature for when you are ready to use them over time
Press the “+” button to raise the temperature and the “- ” button to lower the temperature
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