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June 19-21, 2017 | Atlanta, Georgia
Georgia World Congress Center

Electroplating & Surface Finishing

Course runs: Monday-Thursday, June 19-22, from 8 am-4:30 pm (1 hour lunch)
Exam: Friday, June 23, from 8-11 am


This training program is designed to be beneficial for operators and supervisors of job shops and captive shops performing a broad range of surface finishes on a variety of substrates. The course is also beneficial to sales personnel serving the metal finishing industry, as it will provide a level of knowledge about the processes that will allow a better understanding of the needs of their customer. Upon passing the optional exam for this course, participants will be awarded the Certified Electroplater Finisher (CEF) designation.

For a complete course overview click here.

Lessons Include:

  1. Chemistry
  2. Electricity
  3. Electrochemistry
  4. Metallic Corrosion
  5. Part Fabrication
  6. Barrel, Rack and Other Plating Methods
  7. Hull Cell and Other Test Cells
  8. Rinsing
  9. Filtration & Purification of Surface Finishing Solutions
  10. Preparing Metals for Plating
  11. Testing of Plated Deposits
  12. Zinc Plating
  13. Chromates, Phosphates & Black Oxide
  14. Copper Plating
  15. Nickel Plating
  16. Chromium Plating
  17. Precious Metals, Part 1: Silver, Palladium, Ruthenium
  18. Precious Metals, Part 2: Gold, Platinum, Rhodium
  19. Alloy Plating
  20. Electroless Nickel Plating
  21. Anodizing

Training Contact

Matt Martz
| NASF Education Director
(202) 457-8404
| mmartz@NASF.org