Electroless Plating, 1st Edition

Electroless Plating, 1st Edition,Glenn O. Mallory,Juan B. Hajdu,ISBN9780815512776


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This book describes the chemical principles of the major electroless processes and the practical applications of these techniques in the industry.

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This book describes the chemical principles of the major electroless processes and the practical applications of these techniques in the industry. Thanks to the coordinated efforts of 26 individual authors - this book fills the void which has existed for a complete reference on electroless deposition.


The electroplating and surface finishing industries.

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Electroless Plating, 1st Edition

1. The Fundamental Aspects of Electroless Nickel Plating
The Electroless Nickel Plating Bath: Components
2. The Electroless Nickel Plating Bath: Effect of Variables on the Process
Electroless Nickel Plating with Hypophosphite
Miscellaneous Ions
Alkaline Hypophosphite Plating Solutions
Plating with Sodium Borohydride
Plating with Amine Boranes
Influence of Variables on Plating Rate
Kinetics of Electroless Nickel Deposition
3. Troubleshooting Electroless Nickel Plating Solutions
Bath Chemistry
Substrate Activation
Equipment/Mechanical Needs
Contamination of the Solution
Troubleshooting Guide Electroless Nickel
4. The Properties of Electroless Nickel Plating
Structure of Electroless Nickel
Mechanical Properties of Electroless Nickel
Internal Stresses in Electroless Nickel Deposits
Physical Properties of Electroless Nickel
Wear Properties of Electroless Nickel
5. Equipment Design for Electroless Nickel Plating
Tank Construction Materials
Heating of Electroless Nickel Solutions
Energy Conservation
Pump Materials
Residual Contamination Sources
6. Quality Control of Electroless Nickel Deposits
Quality Method
Test Methods
Quality Control
7. Surface Preparation for Electroless Nickel Plating
Iron and Ferrous Alloys
Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys
Copper and Copper Alloys
Molybdenum and Tungsten
Nonmetallic Substrates
8. Engineering Applications of Electroless Nickel
Aerospace Applications
Automotive Applications
Applications in the Chemical Processing Industry
Oil and Gas Production
Food Processing Industry
Mining and Materials Handling Applications
Military Applications
Miscellaneous Applications
9. Electroless Nickel Applications in Electronics
Electronic Components and Packages
Fine Line Patterning of Ceramic Substrates for Electronics
Selection of a Patterning System
Plating Circular Connectors with Electroless Nickel
Electroless Nickel Specifications
Plating Procedures and Processes
Electroless Nickel for Memory Disks
10. Electroless Deposition of Alloys
Electroless Nickel-Phosphorus and Nickel-Boron Based Alloys
Electroless Cobalt-Phosphorus Based Alloys
Electroless Copper Based Alloys
Electroless Palladium-Phosphorus Alloys
11. Composite Electroless Plating
Wear Resistance
Friction Coefficient
Surface Finishing
Particle-Solution Interactions
12. Fundamental Aspects of Electroless Copper Plating
Composition of Electroless Copper Plating Solutions
The Mixed Potential Theory
Application of the Mixed Potential Theory
Partial Reactions
Kinetics of Electroless Copper Deposition
Catalysts for Electroless Copper Plating
Properties of Electroless Copper Deposits
13. Electroless Copper in Printed Wiring Board Fabrication
Subtractive Processing
The Electroless Copper Process
Additive Processing
Alternative Processes
14. Plating on Plastics
Electroless Plating
Electromagnetic Interference Shielding
15. Electroless Plating of Gold and Gold Alloys
Pure Gold
Gold Alloys
16. Electroless Plating of Platinum Group Metals
Pure Palladium, Palladium-Phosphorus, and Palladium-Boron
Palladium Alloys
Pure Platinum
Platinum Alloys
Concluding Remarks
17. Electroless Plating of Silver
Plating Process and the Reaction Mechanism
Plated Film
Practice of Electroless Silver Plating
18. Electroless Cobalt and Cobalt Alloys
Section 1. Properties of Electroless Cobalt
Section 2. Progress in the Process of Electroless Cobalt
19. Chemical Deposition of Metallic Films from Aqueous Solutions
Autocatalytic (Electroless) Plating
Displacement (Immersion) Plating
Contact Plating
20. Waste Treatment for Electroless Plating
Waste Minimization
Conventional Treatment Technology
Advanced Treatment Technology
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