The process of depositing a layer of desired metal over other material by means of electricity


Depositing One Metal


Other Metal or material

by using




Copper plating a key

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Why is Electroplating Done

It is done because Metal has some property which the other Metal lacks


Uses of Electroplating

Some uses of electroplating are

  • To prevent from Corrosion : We usually do tin coating to steel cans to prevent corrosion
  • Making items attractive : Instead of making items with pure gold or silver, we electroplate less expensive metals with gold and silver to make it appear attractive
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CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 14 years and a teacher from the past 18 years. He teaches Science, Economics, Accounting and English at Teachoo