Colloidal Palladium Activator for Plating On Plastics

SILKEN CATALYST 501 is a colloidal Palladium/Tin activator used for plating on plastic applications. The product is characterized by an especially fine colloid particle size. It allows a very efficient activation of the plastic surface prior to the electroless plating step to SILKEN METAL 701/709.

Features & Benefits

  • Concentrate contains 4.0 g/L (4000 mg/L) of Palladium metal
  • Enables a very low concentration in the working solution, 30 – 40 ppm.
  • Works well on ABS, PC/ABS blends, Polypropylene, Polyester, Polyamide and many other types of plastic resins
  • Produces a very thin, uniform Palladium-Tin Colloid coating
  • Provides excellent performance and the best economy for most applications thanks to its precise catalyst
  • Offers high solution stability and long life

Fields of application

  • Building
  • Sanitary Fittings
  • Packaging
  • Lighting
  • Electrical Equipment
  • Electronics & Connectors
  • Eyewear
  • Fashion and Luxury
  • Furniture
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