Accession Number : AD0787087

Title :   Acoustic Emission During Electro and Electroless Plating.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV LOS ANGELES SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE

Personal Author(s) : Takano,Osamu ; Ono,Kanji

Report Date : JUL 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 23

Abstract : This paper reports acoustic emission characteristics during electro-plating of chromium and copper as well as those during electroless nickel plating. Acoustic emission pulses are produced by the generation of cracks in the deposit layer and can be used in monitoring the plating quality. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Electroplating, *Electroless plating, *Acoustic emissions, Ultrasonic tests, Quality control, Chromium, Copper, Nickel, Crack propagation, Defects(Materials)

Subject Categories : Coatings, Colorants and Finishes
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE