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The production of a thin coating of one metal on another by electodeposition. It is very extensively used in industry and is continuing to enlarge its useful functions. Various plated metal and combinations therof are being used for different purposes, to illustrate: 1. Decorative and protection against corrosioncopper, nickel and chromium . 2. Protection against corrosioncadmium or zinc 3. Protection against wearchromium . 4. Build up of a part or parts undersizechromium or nickel . 5. Pate for rubber adhesionbrass . 6. Protection against carburization and for brazing operationscopper and nickel