Surface Preparation

Surface Preparation Plating Chemistry

Proper cleaning is essential to successful plating.

Enthone Surface Preparation processes deliver maximum cleaning performance. The comprehensive line of soak, spray and electrocleaners ensure stain and smut-free active surfaces that will not etch the substrate surface. Phosphated and non-phosphated cleaners meet local discharge limits, and are available in non-chelated and chelated formulations to address water and waste treatment system requirements.

Enthone Surface Preparation solutions include:

  • ALUMON®  processes for aluminum substrate preparation are engineered for connectors and fasteners components and meet the demanding requirements of the aerospace and defense industry.
  • ENPREP® processes used in a broad range of applications and specially formulated to clean copper, iron, steel, magnesium, stainless steel, aluminum and zinc die cast.
  • Aerospace component strippers

All processes offer production and application flexibility.