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Zinc - alkaline


Typical cause

Analysis to confirm cause


Brittle deposits

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Burning in high CD

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Coverage poor or no plating at all

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Dull or patchy deposits

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“Spotting” on the surface after storage

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Thickness low – poor cathode efficiency

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Throwing power poor

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