How To Plate, Polish and Chrome: Anodizing, Plating, Painting, Polishing, Tools, Techniques

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How To Plate, Polish and Chrome: A DIY Guide
How To Plate, Polish and Chrome: A DIY Guide
How To Plate, Polish and Chrome: A DIY Guide
How To Plate, Polish and Chrome: A DIY Guide
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When treated to a custom finish, aluminum and steel parts on your car, truck, motorcycle, etc., can literally transform your vehicle.

You can choose to have them:

  • Polished
  • Chromed
  • Anodized
  • Plated
  • Powder Coated
  • Painted

In How To Plate, Polish and Chrome, Dennis Parks shows and explains each procedure in detail, and even includes valuable tips for the do-it-yourselfer. Packed with full-color photographs, this book includes a detailed section on painting parts, and several motorcycle parts are used for a step-by-step demo.

This guide covers all materials necessary, their cost, which process to use, and knowing when to have a pro do it.

A must-have, how-to manual for the dedicated DIY hobbyist interested in learning the basics of each procedure covered by this book.


Subject: How to chrome, plate, anodize and more. Aluminum and steel car and motorcycle parts. ISBN-10: 076032672X | ISBN-13: 9780760326725 | Motorbooks 140445

Specifications
  • Publisher: Motorbooks
  • Author: Dennis Parks
  • Pages: 144 - Hundreds of color photos and illustrations
  • Binding: Paperback - 8.5 x 11 inches
  • ISBN: 978-0-7603-2672-5
Table of Contents
TABLE of CONTENTS:
CHOOSING A FINISH
Selecting a Finish | Paint | Powder Coating | Polishing | Chrome Plating TOOLS, MATERIALS and SAFETY
Necessary Equipment | Materials | Safety Items PAINT: PREP to TOP COAT
Surface Preparation | Masking | Application | Graphics POWDER COATING
What is Powder Coating? | Surface Preparation | Applying Powder | Curing | Getting Started POLISHING
How It's Done | Necessary Equipment | Polishing Process | Safety Considerations PLATING
Plating Basics | Safety Concerns | Setting up a Home Plating Shop | Necessary Equipment | Chrome Plating | Copper Plating | Nickel Plating | Chrome Paint as an Alternative | Other Metal Finishes | Antique Finishes ANODIZING
What is Anodizing? | Surface Preparation | Adding Color | Sealing | Anodizing at Home | Cleaning Anodized Aluminum Sources
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