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What is ASTM B488?

When working with our clients in the Aerospace Engineering and Manufacturing industries it is vital that our work is done efficiently and correctly. In order to ensure that all of their partners are complying with aerospace standards, industry officials will create specs for their partners to follow.

ASTM B488 is one of the Aerospace industry standard specs for gold electroplating. The specification includes three types (Type I, Type II, and Type III). Each type is used to indicate the purity level of the gold that is being used.

Benefits of ASTM B488 Gold Electroplating

  • Corrosion Resistance
  • Abrasion Resistance
  • Conductivity
  • Aesthetic Appeal/ Long Lasting Finish
  • Increased Strength
  • And more!