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Plating Inspector

Inspect plated surfaces of metal or plastic objects.

What does a Plating Inspector do?

Inspects plated surfaces of metal or plastic objects visually or using chemical or electrical tests: Examines part for defects, such as uneven coating or scratches. Applies chemicals to or immerses object in test solution and observes reaction or measures dissolving time. Turns on electrical current and reads gauge to measure plating thickness. Attaches magnet to metal part and reads gauge to measure magnet pull to determine plating thickness. Compares readings with specifications and returns defective objects for rework. May test samples of electrolytic solutions.