What are the common surface treatments for antique handles?

Publish Time: 2024-06-19
Antique handles, as a home decoration accessory with unique charm and sense of history, its surface treatment is the key to showing its beauty and durability. The following are several common surface treatments for antique handles:

Electroplating process: Electroplating process is one of the most widely used methods for antique handle surface treatment. It covers the handle surface with a layer of metal or alloy plating to enhance its corrosion resistance, wear resistance and beauty. Common electroplating treatments include copper plating, nickel plating, chrome plating, etc., among which the copper-plated handles are often subjected to special treatments, such as oxidation or baking varnish, to form an antique copper effect.

Spraying process: The spraying process is a treatment method in which the paint is evenly sprayed on the surface of the handle and dried and cured to form a protective layer. This method can achieve rich color and texture effects, and the process is simple and low-cost. Commonly used coatings in the spraying process include paint, latex paint, etc., and the appropriate coating and color can be selected according to needs.

Surface brushing: Surface brushing is a treatment method that forms a uniform and delicate silky texture on the handle surface by mechanical or chemical methods. It can not only increase the beauty of the handle, but also improve its wear resistance and anti-fingerprint performance. The handle after the surface brushing treatment usually has a metallic texture and modern feel.

Oxidation treatment: Oxidation treatment is a treatment method that forms an oxide film on the surface of the handle by chemical or electrochemical methods. This treatment can increase the corrosion resistance and wear resistance of the handle, and can achieve different color effects. For example, the antique copper handle is a handle with a simple and rustic charm formed by oxidation treatment.

In summary, there are many ways to treat the surface of antique handles, each of which has its own unique characteristics and advantages. When choosing, you can choose the appropriate treatment method according to actual needs and use environment to achieve the best decorative effect and performance.

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