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Tin and Tin Alloy Plating

Tin plating is a low-cost, electroplating process widely used in a variety of applications. Tin is a soft metal that provides superior protection against corrosion and has excellent solderability. Accu-Labs offers effective plating solutions for both bright acid and matte tin and tin alloy finishes.

Accu-Labs has developed various types of tin plating products according to our customers’ unique requirements and project needs. Explore the options that are at your disposal:

Accu-Labs Stan-Aid MPB Alkaline Tin Process

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Stan-Aid MPB is a liquid additive formulated to produce satiny white, semi-bright deposits from alkaline tin plating solutions. Stan-Aid MPB improves the appearance over a wide range of current densities and is compatible with almost all existing baths. Thanks to its versatile nature, Stan-Aid MPB can be used to plate everything from large panels to fine electronic connectors.

Accu-Labs Tinstar 210-B Bright Acid Tin Sulfate Process

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Accu-Labs TinStar 210 bright acid tin process produces RoHS compliant, uniform bright tin deposits over a wide current density range, at extremely flexible operating parameters. The process offers high conductivity with excellent plate distribution for high speed/reel-to-reel applications. This process surpasses all military specifications for salt spray and solderability.

Accu-Labs Tinstar 2100-B Bright Acid Tin Sulfate Process

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The Accu-Labs Tinstar 2100 Bright Acid Tin Process is a revolutionary system for producing a mirror-bright, RoHS compliant tin deposit. This unique blend of chemistries is designed for ease of use in any job shop setting. It performs equally well in barrel, rack and continuous plating operations over a wide range of current densities and temperatures providing excellent deposit properties and throwing power.

Accu-Labs Tinstar 801 Acid Tin Sulfate Process (Matte Or Bright)

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Accu-Labs TinStar 801 acid tin process produces uniform tin deposits over a wide current density range, at extremely flexible operating parameters. The process offers high conductivity with excellent plate distribution and performs equally as well in barrel and rack applications.

Accu-Labs Tinstar 805 Matte Acid Tin Sulfate Process

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Accu-Labs TinStar 805 acid tin sulfate process produces a RoHS compliant, low-carbon, uniform matte tin deposit over a wide current density range, at extremely flexible operating parameters. The process offers high conductivity with excellent plate distribution and performs equally as well in barrel, rack, and reel-to-reel applications. When the bath is properly maintained and parts are processed with the appropriate post plating treatment, whisker formation and tin pests are greatly minimized.

Accu-Labs Tinstar 807 MSA Matte Tin and Tin/Lead Process

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Accu-Labs TinStar 220 Matte MSA acid tin and tin/lead process produces uniform matte tin or tin/lead deposits over a wide current density range, at extremely flexible operating parameters. This process surpasses all military specifications for salt spray and solderability.

Advantages:

  • Easy-to-Use – Single component system. Less inventory of chemistry required.
  • Versatile – May be operated within a wider range of concentrations, current densities, and temperatures than conventional tin or tin/lead baths.
  • Stable – No extra addition required after extended shutdown.
  • Minimal-to-moderate foaming depending on application.
  • Fine grained deposits, excellent solderability, easily reflowed.

Accu-Labs 870 Tin-Cobalt

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Accu-Labs 870 is a tin cobalt alloy plating process that provides a fully bright decorative finish over bright nickel that resembles the appearance of chromium plating. It offers the advantage of ease and ability to plate in bulk small components of widely different shapes using standard barrel plating equipment.

Accu-Labs 870 Tin-Cobalt offers superior covering and throwing power compared to chrome plating. Accu-Labs 870 corrosion resistance is equivalent to chromium deposit.

Accu-Labs 402 Black Tin-Nickel

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Accu-Labs 402 is operated electrolytically to produce a dark charcoal black, tin-nickel alloy deposit. The Accu-Labs 402 can be deposited on nickel plated parts, parts with satin finishes and also works very well over alloyed copper, tin, and zinc (tri-metal) in rack or barrel applications.

Accu-Labs 934 Sulfate based Tin-Zinc

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Accu-Labs 934 is a neutral, sulfate-based tin-zinc electroplating process to produce a tin-zinc alloy deposit containing 70% tin and 30% zinc. Unlike other tin-zinc processes based on cyanide, fluoborate, and pyrophosphate, the Accu-Labs 934 system is easier to control and produces deposits with a high degree of uniformity.

Accu-Labs Tincote-1 Immersion Tin

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Accu-Labs Tincote-1 is a new development in the field of immersion tin plating. It is used at room temperature and contains no cyanides or any other chemicals that can cause a disposal problem.

Accu-Labs Tincote-1 deposits are a fine grain structure, white and bright in color, and extremely dense. The deposits are ductile, soft and adherent. The deposited tin has good abrasion and chemical resistance. Accu-Labs Tincote-1 baths are exceptionally stable and have a long life, making them practical and economical for large volume production.

Accu-Labs Tincote-1 is used directly over copper and also enhances the solderability and corrosion resistance of solder-plated circuits. Accu-Labs Tincote-1 is potentially helpful whenever solderability problems exist.

Accu-Labs 850 Immersion Tin

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Accu-Labs 850 is a non-cyanide immersion tin product that deposits a fine grain structure, white and bright in color, and extremely dense. The deposits are ductile, soft and adherent. The deposited tin has good abrasion and chemical resistance. Accu-Labs 850  baths are stable and have a long life, making them practical and economical for large volume production applications.

Accu-Labs 850 can be used directly over copper and also enhances the solderability and corrosion resistance of tin or tin/lead solder plated circuits, connectors, or other parts. Accu-Labs 850 is potentially helpful whenever solderability problems exist. Accu-Labs 850 is supplied as a liquid product to be used concentrated as received.

TIN POST TREATMENTS:

Tin Post Dip Neutralizer For Rack, Barrel And High Speed Applications

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Accu-Labs Tin Post Dip is used for neutralizing plated surfaces after application of acid tin plating. Neutralization of the acid tin plated surface can assist in cosmetic improvement as well as solderability. Accu-Labs Tin Post Dip can be used in rack, barrel, and high-speed applications.

Accu-Labs NRT-75L Neutralizer For Rack, Barrel And High Speed Applications

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Accu-Labs NRT-75L is a liquid concentrate package that is readily dilutable and is used for the neutralization of acid tin plated surfaces. Neutralization of the acid tin plated surface can assist in cosmetic improvement as well as solderability. Accu-Labs NRT-75L can be used in rack, barrel, and high-speed applications.

TIN SUPPORTING CHEMISTRY:

Accu-Labs 805 Defoamer

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Accu-Labs 805 Defoamer is formulated to eliminate the problem of excessive foaming in cleaning, plating processes, and wastewater treatment systems. The 805 Defoamer system is an easy-to-use, water soluble system that can be diluted and chemically metered into the waste treatment system or manually sprayed to eliminate excessive foaming.

Accu-Labs 809 Defoamer

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Accu-Labs 809 Defoamer is formulated to eliminate the problem of excessive foaming in tin plating processes.