Professional Car Wash and Detailing Magazine Article
Detailers, go for the gold
Terry Darger has written an excellent article about
automotive gold plating published by a trade industry publication. You
can link to the archived copy at the
website or or click here for our copy
including the photographs. This article discusses many of the
aspects of providing automotive gold plating in a professional automotive
service industry environment.
GOLD ON Stainless Steel (TriVal gold)
We continuously get a lot of inquires about plating on stainless steel or chrome.
Our new TriVal gold solution has been specifically designed to plate difficult surfaces
such as stainless steel and chrome.
Although we don't currently endorse gold-on-chrome as a substitute for the normal procedure of removing the chrome and plating gold onto the nickel, TriVal will plate gold directly onto activated chrome with good results.
Keep an eye on our website for a promotion introducing TriVal to the rest of the world in the
You can request a customer's technical sheet for TriVal Brush Gold. Here are a few of the
highlights. TriVal Brush Gold is a cobalt hardened, 24karat, potassium aurocyanide solution
a liquid or gel. It is a fully complexed aurocyanide, therefore it can have a pH of less than
Because of the aggressive nature of the solution, it must be applied with a carbon anode or preferably a platinum plated titanium anode.
This solution cannot be used with regular stainless anodes. We now have the platinized titanium anodes available.
Current projects that we are working on
This 13 step, 15 gallon immersion system was designed by Gold Plating Services and delivered to a manufacturing company in the Midwest.
We have just completed refinishing the bath fixtures in an exclusive 130 unit condominium project in Park City Utah.
Much of the plating was done on-site with our portable brush plating equipment.