Uyemura Electroplated Finishes Give Apparel Makers
a Competitive Edge
– An electroplating alloy
combination of tin, copper and zinc,
is an excellent alternative to nickel
for zippers, buttons and clasps.
Approximately 20% of the world’s
population has a skin reaction to nickel
The longer this metal is in contact
with skin, the
more likely it is to cause a burn.
Miralloy is a high-quality, cost-effective
finish that is inert and
long-lasting. It’s also an elegant and practical silver replacement
for applications such as jewelry. It is used worldwide for zippers,
buttons, clasps and decorative metal
on all types of apparel.
Miralloy is often referred
to as “white bronze.” It
tarnish and withstands normal clothes
washing and drying.
also available in a lead-free version –
the variation most often used in North America.
is a trademarked product from Umicore-GT.
Uyemura electroplated finishes are used by apparel makers for zippers, buttons and clasps,
and other applications requiring an alternative to nickel.
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