Left uncorrected, silver plating issues may lead to hot spots and potential catastrophic failure. We follow the industry best practices that call for silver plating of all bus contacts. Our on apparatus silver plating repair services can remedy your bus bar abnormalities while decreasing your equipment downtime.
Un-plated and poorly plated bus bars can result in inefficient joints. The effects of bus bar surface irregularities include the formation of copper oxides along with non-conductive surface films caused by the environment and temperature. These irregularities can lead to bus joints with high joint resistance and voltage drop.