EPI : Electroplating, Metal Finishing and Metal Plating Chemicals
Do you own an iPod? Watch EPI's electroplating experiment at Sur/Fin 2008: copper plating an iPod.
Why buy from EPI?
Founded in 1954, EPI is an award winning,
leading worldwide developer and manufacturer of high quality chemicals
for the metal plating and metal finishing industries. EPI also offers
a wide variety of chemical cleaning,
metal blackening (black oxide), antiquing,
electroplating and rust
prevention solutions. Among its many innovations, EPI is famous
for developing custom metal cleaners,
and alkaline non-cyanide
and acid copper
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EPI offers the industry's largest range of top quality, ISO-9001 certified chemicals which can be used in rack and barrel operations, including hundreds of metal plating and metal finishing options. Here's a sample of our expansive selection:
- Electroplating / Metal Finishing /
Electroplating and metal finishing processes include copper plating, nickel plating, zinc plating, silver plating, tin plating, brass plating, cadmium and chrome finishes.
- Metal Blackening Chemicals / Black Oxide
EPi's Insta-Blak process does not produce a smutty rub off like other room temperature products. Ultra-Blak is a premium grade black oxide. They are easy-to-use with a wide window of operation.
- Oxidizers and Metal Antiquing
EPI antiquing, oxidizing and patina finishes produce a variety of colors.
- Corrosion Inhibitors / Rust Prevention
Any unfinished ferrous metal, black oxide, and phosphate finish isn't complete without a rust preventive.
- Metal Cleaning / Metal Cleaners
EPI offers custom cleaners that meet your specific needs for soak, electro, spray, and ultrasonic metal cleaning.
- Chromate Metal
EPI's latest developments are trivalent blue and yellow chromates. Many other options are available.
- See What's New
2008 Interview with EPI's president Eric Olander
Metal Finishing magazine interviews Eric at Sur/Fin 2008 in Indianapolis - Details on a new trivalent yellow chromate, non-cyanide copper plating, and metal antiquing chemicals.
Silver Plating Podcast
EPI's President Eric Olander was interviewed by finishing.com about the latest in finishing industry news. Hear the entire conversation on our silver plating page.
EPI is now offering a great collection of resources all about black oxide. You can view videos describing the black oxide process, listen to audio clips describing our product line and more.
EPI is blogging about electroplating, black oxide, metal finishing and more. Read about new processes, industry events and customer questions.
- Sur/Fin 2007 NASF Trade Show Interview
Interview with President, Eric Olander - Details on Alkaline Non-Cyanide Cooper, Black Oxide, Trivalent Yellow and Blue Chromates.
- Sur/Fin 2008 Interview with EPI's president Eric Olander
Why buy from anyone else? EPI sets the standard for electroplating, metal finishing, and metal plating by offering:
- Expert technical advice from degreed technicians
- Superior laboratory services from state-of-the-art lab facilities
- Competitive prices
- Fast delivery
- Low-cost samples
- Free sample parts finishing
- Free quotes
- Easy online buying
For more information or assistance on electroplating and metal finishing, please contact us at or 262-786-9330.