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Here we can discuss the proper application of electric immersion heaters, the proper safety devices, and the do’s and don’ts. Trouble shooting and other related issues around the plating shop and metal coating processing.
Back in the 1970's, when I was selling electric immersion heaters and liquid level controls, there was not much on safety. The best plating tank available was old rubber battery casings, left over from some type of military requirement.
In my 49 years of heating aqueous based chemical solutions, heating phosphates is the toughest without a doubt. And we're not talking about historical Parkerizing a gun. Most quality metal finishers dip the metal into a hot bath...
Heating hard chrome isn’t hard to heat, it is finding a manufacturer that will accommodate your needs. I have, in my 45 years seen some of the biggest and deepest hard chrome tanks, and each is a sophisticated design.
Electroless nickel is and any electricity is not good, with the exceptions in instances where I have seen a ½ volt put on the parts trees to spark them off.
Ok, the tanks are 16Ft long x 20” wide x 40” deep. So, they went with our recommendation which was 2 opposing 82-inch-long horizontal L-Shape Bottom Heater.