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Silver plating is white matte to very bright in appearance. It has good corrosion resistance, depending on the base metal. Silver will tarnish easily, there for some applications require a anti-tarnish to be used. Solderability is excellent, but decreases with age. Silver is one of the best electrical conductors. It has excellent lubricity and smear characteristics for anti-galling uses on static seals, bushings, gears, etc. Its use has been increasing in both decorative and engineering fields, including electrical and electronic fields.
Specification Comments
  .0005" min. unless otherwise specified.
Type I Matte
Type II Semi-bright
Type III Bright
Grade A With anti-tarnish treatment.
Grade B No anti-tarnish treatment.