Posts filed under: Cosmichrome Tech Tip

For many parts that you want to chrome, there needs to be a division from what gets plated and what does not. This is done by masking your part. The tape you choose to do this with can play a...
Achieving a perfect chrome spray plating is easy when you remain aware of all the parameters that can have an impact on the results. These parameters are many and range from temperature levels, humidity, dust, fingerprints, improper plasma treatment, and...
The cup test is a key test to help you identify if your Cosmichrome® Select e-Gun™ is spraying accurately during the plating step. To achieve a high-quality finish, your Select e-Gun™ should be spraying equal parts of G4 and G5...
Learning how to properly prepare a substrate is key to achieve best possible results using the Cosmichrome® finish. Any imperfections on the substrate, if not corrected, will appear even more evident once the metal is applied over the Cosmichrome® basecoat. Learn...
Learning how to do a glass test can be a helpful technique for troubleshooting. It helps determine if your chemicals and machine are operating properly. If the Cosmichrome finish on glass is good then it will be good on the basecoat provided...
To have a proper application with Cosmichrome products, you will need pure distilled water. To make sure your water is 100% pure, use a TDS meter!...