About Spectrum Metal Finishing

Spectrum was established in 1978 as a result of the growing need for reliable companies in the decorative electroplating industry. From its modest beginnings of having only one nickel plating line producing for a single industry, Spectrum quickly developed into an industry leader in the electroplating and electrodeposition field of many precious and semi-precious metals including Gold Plating, Silver Plating, Nickel Plating, Black Nickel Plating, Copper Plating, Brass Plating and Electroless Nickel Plating.

Top Electroplating Services Since 1978

Based in Minnesota, Spectrum is a leader in the electroplating and electrodeposition field for Gold Plating, Silver Plating, Nickel Plating, Black Nickel Plating, Copper Plating, Brass Plating and Electroless Nickel Plating. With a total of more than 200 years of electroplating experience, our expert staff has the solutions to your electroplating needs. Our experience includes decorative and industrial surface finishing of precious metals and semi-precious metals on substrates including Steel, Stainless Steel, Brass, Copper, Aluminum, Lead, Pewter and Zinc Die Cast.

Why Choose Spectrum?

At Spectrum Metal Finishing we leverage our vast experience in the Plating Industry to provide you with – Customized plating processes to meet the dynamic metal finishing requirements of your products, Industry leading order processing and turnaround time, Unmatched quality supported by full time lab technicians, Incredible service throughout the entire process. Spectrum is a small family owned business and all of our customers receive the personal care and attention that they deserve.

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  • Specialty Plating
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Metal Finishes Offered by Spectrum Metal Finishing

Spectrum Metal Finishing offers an array of electroplated metal finishes. Electroplating uses the process of electrodeposition to transfer precious and semi-precious metals onto several different substrates or base metals. Electroplating finishes have many decorative and industrial applications.Decorative electroplating finishes are used in the jewelry industry, automotive industry, home goods, store displays and more. Plating is also used for many recreational purposes including the sport and commercial fishing Industry.

Specialty Plating refers to new technologies in the electroplating and metal finishing industries. Spectrum Metal Finishing Inc is always at the forefront of these developments in an attempt to provide our customers with the broadest offering of services and finishes.

Prior to being electroplated, most products require some type of preparatory grinding, burnishing or polishing depending on the state of the material and the desired quality of the finish. Spectrum has a dedicated Mechanical Polishing service area with a variety of machinery and processes to burnish, grind and polish all of your unique products.

All of Spectrum’s electroplating finishes offer great wear and corrosion resistance, however, to increase the durability of our electroplating finishes, Spectrum offers a range of post plating services. Clear powder coat, translucent color powder coat and bake enamel can be added as an additional finish to our Gold Plating, Silver Plating, Nickel Plating, Black Nickel Plating, Copper Plating, Brass Plating or Electroless Nickel Plating finishes.

“Spectrum Metal Finishing helped us find a suitable alternate plated finish to chrome that allowed parts to be barrel finished rather than racked, again greatly reducing our costs.

Spectrum Metal Finishing is easy to work with and they have been very willing to bring in new plating chemistries to meet our plating needs. Spectrum is a great company to do business with.”

Charlie Figenshau
Bondhus Corp.

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