The Most Precise of Finishing Tolerances


Elkem is an industry leading wire supplier of functional silver plating services to ASTM B-298, ASTM B-700 and QQ-S-365. Our fifty years of metallurgical expertise in providing precision plated wire is currently present in numerous industries including the medical, electronic, aerospace and defense industries.

Elkem offers a complete range of silver plating services including bright and matte deposits. Elkem has the capability to apply an under-plate (flash) of nickel, copper, or silver prior to adhering the main plate deposit.

Silver Plating Services - Silver Deposit Properties

Silver has the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of all metals as well as the highest optical reflectivity.  Silver offers excellent high-temperature lubricity making it a preferred coating for high friction applications on surfaces exposed to temperatures up to 1200F.  Silver also offers excellent solderability and is commonly used for wire bonding.

Silver plating is also used in many electronic and cable applications where signal stability is a concern.  Elkem's proprietary silver plating process provides the most concentric coating thickness available to ensure complete coverage of the substrate.


  • ASTM B298
  • ASTM B700
  • QQ-S-365
  • Customer Provided Specifications
Underplates Provided:
  • Electrolytic Nickel
  • Copper
  • Silver
  • Bright Silver | 99.9% Pure
  • Matte Silver | 99.9% Pure
Finish Type:
  • Bright
  • Matte