Copper Plating of Bullets and Projectiles Advanced Plating Technologies is a leading supplier of heavy build copper plating of bullets and projectiles within the ammunition and defense industries. Advanced Plating Technologies provides copper plating of lead, steel, tungsten or aluminum cores/projectiles as well as frangible powdered metal cores for tactical or training applications.
Our bullets are plated with a 200-micron (8 thouh of an inch) copper layer. The thickness of the layer is directly proportional to the time required for the plating. To attain our manufacturing standards and specifications, the plating process requires more time than other suppliers that produce low-quality bullets.
LOS plating is a special process in which we ensure that every bullet has a very compact and thick plating. The bullets are then calibrated to achieve the highest possible accuracy and performance. LOS copper plated bullets are constantly ranked among the most accurate bullets on the market, and are used by many professional European competitive shooters.
Copper Plating . About Our Copper Plating Services. Keystone electroplated copper has long been used both as an engineering or decorative finish and as an undercoat for other plated metals. Keystone electroplated copper is a plating process that provides the best copper adhesion and highest purity copper plating for our customer's parts. Keystone copper plating is often specified as a coating ...
X-Treme manufactures the highest quality copper plated bullets and hard cast lead bullets at the most competitive prices. While most of our bullets are designed for use in handguns, we have several rifle bullets as well. Our customer base is made up of competition shooters, law enforcement personnel, commercial loaders and reloaders.
Q. How do you plate lead bullets with copper?—M.G. A. Lead is a difficult material to plate, but it is done all the time. I am not sure whether you are a hobbyist who wants to plate a few bullets or a commercial plating shop, but plating lead-based materials is not for the hobbyist working in his garage or basement.