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Old April 3, 2013, 01:15 PM   #15
Bill DeShivs
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Here's how it's done:
The plastic is painted with a paint containing conductive metal (silver or copper.) then the conductive paint is plated with a copper underplate. At this point, the plastic can be plated with the metal of your choice.
It's like bronzing baby shoes.
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