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Title: Electroless metal plating of plastics

Abstract

Process for plating main group metals on aromatic polymers is carried out by the use of a nonaqueous solution of a salt of an alkali metal in a positive valence state and a main group metal in a negative valence state with contact between the solution and polymer providing a redox reaction causing the deposition of the main group metal and the reduction of the polymer. Products from the process exhibit useful decorative and electrical properties.

Inventors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6367749
Patent Number(s):
US 4459330
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: Filed date 20 Sep 1982; Other Information: PAT-APPL-420054
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; METALS; ELECTROPLATING; ORGANIC POLYMERS; PLASTICS; ALKALI METAL COMPOUNDS; ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES; REDOX REACTIONS; SALTS; SUBSTRATES; VALENCE; CHEMICAL REACTIONS; DEPOSITION; ELECTRODEPOSITION; ELECTROLYSIS; ELEMENTS; LYSIS; MATERIALS; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; PETROCHEMICALS; PETROLEUM PRODUCTS; PHYSICAL PROPERTIES; PLATING; POLYMERS; SURFACE COATING; SYNTHETIC MATERIALS; 360401* - Polymers & Plastics- Preparation & Fabrication- (-1987)

Citation Formats

Krause, L J. Electroless metal plating of plastics. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
Krause, L J. Electroless metal plating of plastics. United States.
Krause, L J. Tue . "Electroless metal plating of plastics". United States.
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abstractNote = {Process for plating main group metals on aromatic polymers is carried out by the use of a nonaqueous solution of a salt of an alkali metal in a positive valence state and a main group metal in a negative valence state with contact between the solution and polymer providing a redox reaction causing the deposition of the main group metal and the reduction of the polymer. Products from the process exhibit useful decorative and electrical properties.},
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year = {1984},
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