Current Metal Prices. Current prices are displayed for metals commonly used in metal finishing. This page has been featured in the journal Plating & Surface Finishing.

Platers' Calculators. Useful calculators for determining rinse water use and quantities of metal deposited.

Merit Partnership Pollution Prevention Documents

Online Inspection Survical Course for Metal Finishers. An online course developed by STERC.

Links to Industry Sites. This page provides links to trade associations and other industry-related websites.

Historical Articles. Historical articles from 1924-1930 and 1949-1954.




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You should consult with legal counsel and appropriate authorities before interpreting any regulations or undertaking any specific course of action.

Please note that many of the regulatory discussions on STERC refer to federal regulations. In many cases, states or local governments have promulgated relevant rules and standards
that are different and/or more stringent than the federal regulations. Therefore, to assure full compliance, you should investigate and comply with all applicable federal, state and local regulations.