1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
  2. PLEASE: Read the FORUM RULES BEFORE registering!

    Dismiss Notice

Seeking nickel plating near Detroit

Discussion in 'METAL FINISHING, CUTTING & WORKING' started by auto.pilot, Aug 7, 2013.

  1. auto.pilot

    auto.pilot United States Active User H-M Supporter-Premium

    Likes Received:
    35
    Trophy Points:
    28
    City:
    Canton
    State:
    Michigan

    -Return to Top-

    I've called and emailed several local plating companies, but not one of them will take on small plating jobs. Is anyone familiar with a SE Michigan plater willing to take on small jobs?

    Guessing I will have about 100 freshly turned brass items, each one no larger than your thumb.

    Thanks

    jim
     
  2. Flammable_Solid

    Flammable_Solid United States Active User Active Member

    Likes Received:
    19
    Trophy Points:
    18
    City:
    Las Vegas
    State:
    Nevada

    -Return to Top-

  3. Richard King

    Richard King Active Member Active Member

    Likes Received:
    9
    Trophy Points:
    38

    -Return to Top-

    I know you said Detroit, but I know a place in Minneapolis that does bluing and plating piece work. I was in there once and they showed me a Thompson they had just refinished the bluing and wood. It was like new.
    I would bet you could send it certified mail or Nest day air.
    Ken Metal Finishing 612 521 0673. I haven't been there in a few years and I am assuming they are still in business.
    Rich
     
  4. RandyM

    RandyM United States Global Moderator Staff Member H-M Supporter-Premium

    Likes Received:
    696
    Trophy Points:
    113
    City:
    Stoughton
    State:
    Wisconsin

    -Return to Top-

    I just went through this my self. And recently found and tried Courtesy Metal Polishing. What I liked about this was you can send them photos on line and they will give you a quote. You send them your item with a check and you get back your plated part in a very timely fashion. I just processed an order this way and I never actually spoke to anyone on the phone. It took about 3-4 weeks, all very quick and clean. I am going to use them again. And, I thought their prices are very reasonable. Good luck.
     
  5. Tom Griffin

    Tom Griffin United States Active User Active Member

    Likes Received:
    16
    Trophy Points:
    38

    -Return to Top-

    I would highly recommend Classic Plating in Redford. They are a small outfit and will take on any size job. I can't vouch for their electroplating, but have had a lot of parts electroless nickel plated by them and they did an excellent job. It sounds like that might be what you are looking for anyway.

    Tom
     
  6. auto.pilot

    auto.pilot United States Active User H-M Supporter-Premium

    Likes Received:
    35
    Trophy Points:
    28
    City:
    Canton
    State:
    Michigan

    -Return to Top-

Share This Page