Have you ever wondered about electroplating? Automotive electroplating, along with other industries, use this for a variety of reasons. In this video, you will learn all about electroplating including what it is, how it works, and why it’s important. Electroplating is when you give a coat of metal to an object made out of a different type of metal. It is a workaround for changing the type of metal that something is, from the outside, without actually changing it.
The two main reasons why electroplating is used is for aesthetics and protection. It can be used to make something look different without going through the effort of changing it completely or making a new one. It also can be used to change something to a specific material that is better suited for different environments. This video will teach you everything you need to know.