flash plating

flash plating

[′flash ‚plād·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Electrodeposition of a thin film of metal.
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The panels are then processed through a primary metallization process such as electroless copper, carbon based direct metallization, or conductive polymer to make the via walls initially conductive, followed by a flash plating of 2 to 4[micro]m of electrolytic copper.
After flash plating with electrolytic copper, the panels are processed through via filling electrolytic copper in panel plating mode.
A flash plating of cyanide copper is followed by a rinse and sulphuric acid dip before plating in acid copper until the required thickness is achieved.
In these cases, button plating may be coupled with flash plating to build up plating in holes without fully plating the surface.