Cleaning Before Electroplating

Learning Intentions

  • To learn how to clean metal before electroplating
  • To learn how to read technical documents


ASTM Standard Guide for Cleaning Metals Prior to Electroplating

Read the guide for cleaning metals prior to electroplating, and determine what we should do for the following steps:

  1. Precleaning
  2. Intermediate (alkaline) cleaning
  3. Final electrocleaning

Remember to keep in mind safety, and cost of materials.