Silver Electroplating Solutions

These solutions are based on silver cyanide with two types offered:

STANDARD SILVER SOLUTION
HIGH SPEED SILVER PLATING SOLUTION

OPERATING CHARACTERISTICS

Plating Conditions Standard Silver High Speed Silver
Metallic Silver 3.5 troy oz./gal 9.5 troy oz./gal
Free Cyanide 5.5 oz./gal 10 oz./gal
Anode Silver (99.9+%) Silver (99.9+%)
Anode to Cathode Area 1:1 minimum 1:1 minimum
Tank Pyrex or lined steel Same
Operating Temp. 70 ° – 80 °F 100 ° – 120 °F
Heat Hot Plate; Stainless Steel immers. Heater Same
Current Density 5 – 15 amp/ft2 50 amp/ft2
Agitation Desirable Desirable
Anode Efficiency 100% 100%
Plating Rate 0.5 mil/hr 1.0 mil/hr