The most common lead plating service certified by Suresh metal Finishers is MIL-L-13808. Suresh metal Finishers also can certify lead plating services to most company-specific lead plating specifications. A summary of lead plating services.
Lead Plating Services to MIL-L-13808
Type I: Without a preliminary copper coating
Type II: With a 0.33um (0.000015 inch) minimum preliminary copper underplate
Class 1 – 25 um (0.001 inch) minimum lead plating thickness
Class 2 – 13um (0.0005 inch) minimum lead plating thickness
Class 3 – 6 um (0.00025 inch) minimum lead plating thickness
Lead Plating (Electroplating) Services per MIL-L-13808
Lead Plating Services – Lead Properties
Additional information noted regarding lead plating types:
Diversity of Substrates: Suresh metal Finishers provides lead plating services on nearly any metallic substrate including hardened and alloyed steels, stainless steels, cooper and copper alloys including beryllium, chromium and tellurium copper, brass alloys, Inconels, Hastalloys, Monels, ductile & cast iron.
Demanding Plate-to-Gauge Requirements: Suresh metal Finishers specializes in demanding plate-to-gauge lead plating services required for bearing applications. Our QC department is proficient in OD and ID bore micrometers and profilometer inspection to ensure bearings meet print dimensional and RMS requirements.
REACH Compliance: Suresh metal Finishers is at the forefront of environmental compliance and can certify our lead plating services as needed to the current REACH regulations.
Competitive Pricing: Suresh metal Finishers has been providing quality lead plating services for over twenty years. Competitive pricing in lead plating services is paramount to gaining and maintaining our customers in today’s competitive global marketplace.
Lean Lead Times: With inventory a word of the past, rapid turn around is a key principle that we focus upon to provide the service our customers need.
Value Added: Suresh metal Finishers prides itself on meeting the customer’s needs. Whether it’s custom engineering packaging, vacuum or nitrogen sealed packaging to enhance storage, Kanban inventory management, light subassembly or multiple finishing combinations – Suresh metal Finishers will work with you to ensure we meeting your needs in lead plating services.
Extensive in House Analytical and Quality Lab Services: SPC is employed in all wet-lab work surrounding our lead plating services to ensure baths are analyzed and adjusted at optimum frequencies to ensure operation between critical upper and lower control points. Our quality lab employs the latest in x-ray, coulometric and spectrophotometer technologies to inspect your parts and will work to your requirements to provide testing as needed. Our quality lab can certify salt spray performance to ASTM B117, adhesion to ASTM B571 and solderability to ASTM B678. Mounted cross sections of parts are also available.