Electroplaters operate continuous plant to coat metal parts and articles electrolytically, form metal articles by electro- and vacuum-deposition, dip and spray articles with another metal, plastic powder or other material and treat articles chemically to produce desired surface finishes.view courses
About this Career
New workers start around £15,230.57. Normal pay is £19,737 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £39,157.13.
Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.
- Removes article from solution and centrifuges, if necessary, to remove excess molten metal before cooling.
- Immerses articles in plating solutions or sprays article until required thickness of coating has been deposited.
- Sets machine, plant, or equipment controls to regulate electric current and temperature of molten zinc, tin, chromium, copper or other non-ferrous metal.
- Fits appropriate nozzle on spray gun, loads spray gun with appropriate coating material and prepares electrolytic solutions.
- Masks area not to be covered with wax, resistant adhesive tape or other material.
- Cleans and rinses article or pre-shaped form to be coated.