Electroplater

Electroplaters control plating processes and maintain solutions used to coat metal articles and other parts with non-ferrous metals.
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    Overview

    Electroplaters control plating processes and maintain solutions used to coat metal articles and other parts with non-ferrous metals.

    Day-to-day

    • selects metal stock for job requirements
    • heats metal in forges and furnaces and hammers, punches and cuts metal using hand tools and machine presses
    • tempers and hardens finished articles by quenching in oil or water baths or by cooling gradually in air
    • prepares electrolytic and silver solutions for electroforming and planting solution to the objects to be coated
    • sets and adjusts controls to regulate electric current and depositing of coating on objects.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding

    To become an Electroplater