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Low Specific Gravity Fluid Mask for Jet Plating System

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000043039D
Original Publication Date: 1984-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-04

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Dibble, EP Henning, TP Levine, SL Lynch, TE [+details]


A fluid plating mask having a specific gravity less than that of the electroplating solution is used in a jet plating system. This simplifies the application and associated reclamation processes. A suitable example for the masking fluid is a non-toxic, non-flammable, immiscible (with the plating solution) saturated fluorocarbon liquid.