R A Chilton Ltd Copper Electroplating
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Quality Machinable Electroplated Copper

R A Chilton Ltd are a Specialist Copper Electroplating Company. Our expertise is in thick copper electroforming on to steel, and we specialise in producing solid copper rotors on steel shafts. We can also plate onto Carbon, Brass, Nickel, Copper, Titanium, and other substrates.

  • Thick Copper Build Up
  • Copper Fill Grooves or other Profile
  • Machinable to Final Form
Titanium Chemical Cleaning

Our chemical process for cleaning, pickling and etching Titanium runs in a dedicated fume cabinet and is designed for safe handling and use of Hydrofluoric Acid and other hazardous chemicals required for titanium processing. Copper plating after cleaning prevents the oxide layer reforming and facilitates a good electrical contact.

  • Titanium Cleaning
  • Electroplating on Titanium
  • Small batch and development work
Copper Internal Threads

Copper on Carbon

Titanium Microstructure

Copper Rotor Section

Brass Bearing Repair

Copper on Titanium

Our News
Backup Facility Expansion

Unit B is rather ordinary, the office Death Star awaits.

under construction
March 2019
New Titanium Process Laboratory

Our Titanium cleaning and Plating Line now moved to a purpose built laboratory.

September 2018
Plating on Titanium

Copper Plating on Titanium process installed.

September 2017
Titanium Cleaning Process

New process line installed

October 2016

Wendy Chilton is awarded Fellow of the Institute of Materials Finishing.

imf sustaining member
Institute of Materials Finishing

Sustaining member since 2014.

Local Living Wage Supporter

Proud to employ local people and support the Local Living Wage.

Contact Us
R A Chilton Ltd

Unit 5 Tarvin Sands Industries
Barrow Lane
01829 749224