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Adhesion

It is a measure of the way in which a surface layer forms a durable bond with the base material. Several diverse proportions determine adhesion, in which mechanical conditions take effect in addition to physical-chemical adhesion.

Occasionally, intermediate layers can form during the plating process, consisting of alloys of base and coating material, which contribute to a strong bond. To achieve good adhesion, the base material must be appropriately pretreated and the plating process should take into account that the substrate differs as little as possible from the layer applied over it in terms of thermal expansion coefficient to prevent otherwise reduced adhesion.

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