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Technical reports

Our experts are regularly publishing technical reports and articles on electroplating in German and international journals. Here your will find a collection of current contributions.

Technical reports on electroplating 2019

  • Dark precious metal layer has potential to close gap in the decorative market

    Womag, Issue 11/2019, pp. 38-39 (Available only in German)

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  • Dark decorative precious metal layers with new properties

    JOT, Issue 11/2019, p. 48 (Available only in German)

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  • Umicore Electroplating surprend avec son alliage sombre

    Galvano-Organo, Issue 11/2019, pp. 30-31 (Available only in French)

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  • More sustainability through platinized titanium anodes

    JOT, Issue 9/2019, pp. 86-89 (Available only in German)

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  • Use of lead anodes in hard chrome plating - what does the future look like?

    Womag, Issue 06/2019, pp. 28-29 (Available only in German)

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Book publications 2019

  • Silver-palladium layers as contact surface for electrical applications

    Dr. Berger, Sascha / Talgner, Friedrich / Ziebart, Robert Yearbook Surface Technology, Vol 75, Edited by Prof. Dr. Timo Sörgel, Leuze-Verlag 2019, pp. 110 - 118 (Available only in German)

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Technical reports on electroplating 2018

  • Rhodium surface with the allure of Platinum offers quality, attraction and cost efficiency

    Womag, Issue 12/2018, pp. 34-35 (Available only in German)

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  • Rhodium surface with the allure of Platinum

    Polysurfaces, Issue 3/2018, pp. 6-7 (Available only in German)

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  • Bright white Rhodium surfaces

    JOT, Issue 10/2018, p. 104 (Available only in German)

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  • Rhodium with the allure of Platinum

    GZ Issue 9/2018, p. 86 (Available only in German)

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  • Significantly more selective hard-gold processes due to inhibitor additives

    Polysurfaces, Issue 2/2018, pp.12-13 (Available only in German)

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  • New inhibitor saves gold

    MO, Issue 5/2018, p. 43 (Available only in German)

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  • High temperature electrolyse of Platinum - Success story of a special plating process

    Engert, Thomas / Ebert, Thomas / Steinhilber, Gerhard 
    Galvanotechnik, Issue 4/2018, pp. 670-672 (Available only in German)

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  • New inhibitor makes hard-gold processes more economical

    JOT, Issue 4/2018, p. 148 (Available only in German)

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  • Proven hard-gold process is significantly more selective due to inhibitor additives

    Womag, Issue 3/2018, p.32 (Available only in German)

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  • Inhibitor makes hard-gold processes more selective

    Galvanotechnik, Issue 3/2018, pp. 472-474 (Available only in German)

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Technical reports on electroplating 2017

  • The REACH Challenge - The EU has stipulated nickel-free consumer items

    Wieser, Benjamin
    Womag, Issue 5/2017, pp. 1-2 (Available only in German)

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  • Umicore e la sfida REACH - L'UE ha precisato gli articoli di consumo nickel-free

    Galvanotecnica e nuove finiture, Issue 3/2017, pp. 178-179 (Available only in Italian)

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  • Heat-conductive photosensitive solder mask

    Mack, Martin
    PLUS, Issue 7/2017, pp. 1213-1215 (Available only in German)

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  • EU is promoting nickel-free commodities

    Galvanotechnik, Issue 7/2017, pp. 1360-1361 (Available only in German)

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  • Nickel free coated without quality losses

    Dr. Leyendecker, Klaus
    JOT - Journal für Oberflächentechnik, Issue 7/2017, p. 36 (Available only in German)

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  • With hybrid layers against corrosion

    Produktion - Technik und Wirtschaft für die deutsche Industrie, Issue 7/2017, 15 February 2017, pp. 12-13 (www.produktion.de) (Available only in German)

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  • Electrodeposited silver-palladium

    F. Talgner (Umicore Galvanotechnik GmbH), M. Myers (TE Connectivity USA), Dr. Ing. H. Schmidt (TE Connectivity Germany)
    Galvanotechnik, Issue 5/2017, pp. 910-917 (Available only in German)

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  • Plugging with fullsurface, verticale backfilling

    KSG Leiterplatten GmbH, Ms Dr. Weise / Mr Fiehler
    PLUS, Issue 4/2017, pp. 675-676 (Available only in German)

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Technical reports on electroplating 2016

  • Electronics permanently protected

    MO - Magazin für Oberflächentechnik, Issue 11/2016, pp. 26-27 (Available only in German)

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  • Umicore Electroplating highlights latest innovation

    Stegmaier, Martin / Grimm, Joachim: Interview with "Jewellery News Asia"
    JNA, Issue 10/2016, p. 39

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  • Tarnish protection for electronic components: simple, fast, safe

    Talgner, Friedrich / Ziebart, Robert
    Womag, Issue 10/2016, pp. 1-2 (Available only in German)

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  • Post-treatment in continuous plating lines - tarnish protection for electronic components

    Talgner, Friedrich / Ziebart, Robert
    JOT - Journal für Oberflächentechnik, Special "Combined Surfaces", May 2016, pp. 12-13 (Available only in German)

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  • No progress without connectors

    MO - Magazin für Oberflächentechnik, Issue 5/2016, pp. 15-17 (Available only in German)

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  • Tarnish protection 4.0 - Next generation electronics manufacturing. Protective layer for electrical components improves technical properties

    Ziebart, Robert / Talgner, Friedrich
    Galvanotechnik, issue 4/2016, pp. 704-707 (Available only in German)

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  • Comparison of total costs. Do platinum-titanium anodes pay off in hard chrome plating?

    Ebert, Thomas / Friebel, Frank
    JOT - Journal für Oberflächentechnik, Issue 3/2016, pp. 40-43 (Available only in German)

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  • Nanoscale Sealing Produces Anti-Tarnish Advantages for Electronics

    Ziebart, Robert
    Products Finishing, Issue 03/2016, p. 54

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  • Sandwich layers for better corrosion protection

    Dr. Leyendecker, Klaus
    Polysurfaces, Issue 1/2016, pp. 6-7 (Available only in German)

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  • Sandwich coatings provide better corrosion protection

    Dr. Leyendecker, Klaus
    JOT - International Surface Technology, Issue 1/2016, pp. 38-39

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Book publications 2016

  • New Post-Treatment Process with Enhanced Technical Performance: Corrosion Protection for Electrical Contacts

    Dr. Nineva, Svetla / Dr. Berger, Sascha / Talgner, Friedrich
    Yearbook Surface Technology, Vol 72, Edited by Professor Timo Sörgel, Leuze-Verlag 2016, pp. 52-59

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Technical reports on electroplating 2015

  • Optimisation of hard chrome coatings

    Dr. Leyendecker, Klaus
    Womag, Issue 12/2015, pp. 1-2 (Available only in German)

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  • Umicore Electroplating excels in metal-plating industry

    Stegmaier, Martin: Interview with "Jewellery News Asia"
    JNA, Issue 10/2015, p. 40

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  • Nickel-phosphorus plus hard chrome - sandwich layers for better corrosion protection

    Dr. Leyendecker, Klaus
    JOT- Journal für Oberflächentechnik, Special "Corrosion Protection", a supplement to the edition 10/2015, pp. 26-27 (Available only in German)

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  • Hard chrome plating with platinum-titanium anodes - optimize processes and reduce waste volumes

    Ebert, Thomas / Friebel, Frank
    Womag, Issue 9/2015, pp. 1-4 (Available only in German)

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  • Lead anodes in hard chrome process: When will Pt / Ti anodes pay off?

    Ebert, Thomas / Friebel, Frank
    Galvanotechnik, Issue 6/2015, pp. 1164-1168 (Available only in German)

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  • Optimisation of hard chrome layers - sandwich layers for better corrosion protection

    Dr. Leyendecker, Klaus
    MO - Magazin für Oberflächentechnik, Issue 6/2015, pp. 48-49 (Available only in German)

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  • Nickel-free end surfaces in the electronic industry

    Gross, Andreas
    Womag, Issue 3/2015, pp. 1-5 (Available only in German)

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  • Determination method in surface technology - methodically layer properties characterize

    Peters, Alexander
    JOT - Journal für Oberflächentechnik, Issue 2/2015, pp. 20-21 (Available only in German)

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  • Alternatives to lead anodes - dimensionally stable anodes used in hard chrome plating

    Ebert, Thomas / Friebel, Frank
    JOT - International Surface Technology, Issue 2/2015, pp. 50-51

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Book publications 2015

  • Optimal sizing and construction of platinum-plated anodes for hard chrome plating

    Ebert, Thomas / Friebel, Frank
    Yearbook Surface Technology, Vol 71, Edited by Professor Timo Sörgel, Leuze-Verlag 2015, pp. 162-167 (Available only in German)

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  • New silver-palladium electrolye for electrical contacts

    Talgner, Friedrich / Manz, Uwe / Dr. Berger, Sascha / Weyhmüller, Bernd / Pfund, Alexander
    Yearbook Surface Technology, Vol 71, Edited by Professor Timo Sörgel, Leuze-Verlag 2015, pp. 37 - 42 (Available only in German)

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