Chrome Plated ABS - A Breakthrough for the Automotive Industry 650163

This paper describes a reliable bonding method for metal-plating plastics to be used for functional and decorative automotive parts. The authors examine the previous obstacles to achieving the long life adhesive properties necessary for commercial acceptance, the properties of plastics and metals, and the conditions under which these materials show remarkable stability. Methods are described in detail in the Appendix and tables show the characteristics determined by study and experiment in developing this new product.


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