Platable Compounds

Platable thermoplastic compounds allow parts with complicated geometry to be produced cost effectively at high volumes. These compounds are non-corrosive and colorable, extending product life and improving aesthetics in a wide range of applications.

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  • Designed to promote adhesion between the plastic substrate and the metal plating
  • Colorable to match the plated finish to hide scratches and marring
  • Sufficient heat resistance and dimensional stability to prevent warping
  • Can be formulated for EMI/RFI shielding

Typical Applications

  • Automotive interior and dash components
  • Cosmetic packaging and other consumer goods
  • Sporting goods
  • Plumbing/household appliances
  • Antennas

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More Information

Case Study: Platable Applications Data Sheet: Laser Direct Structuring Compounds