Electroplating. Nicole Porreca. Electroplating- The processed used to cover zinc with copper in making coinage involves using direct-current (DC) electricity, which causes redox reactions to occur between the metal and non-metal solutions. http://www.finishing.com/faqs/howworks.html.
This picture shows on of the processes in electroplating.Plating Process
Plating bonds to the surface with a metallic bond on most of the material’s surface.
This car has a coating on top of it, using electroplating to protect the outside from weathering and other harmful things.
Electroplating is used in order to protect the object from corrosion, water, and other substances that could harm the object.