Music String Electroplating
Electroplating Music Wire requires exacting control of Plating, Drawing, and Annealing in order to deliver consistent characteristics that are “in tune” with what musicians demand. With the acquisition of Torpedo Wire, Summit Plating has obtained the ability to continue on as a leader in delivering music wire for the world’s most respected string instrument manufacturers.
Preferred Music Wire Plating: Nickel-Plated Steel (NPS) and Copper (NPC)
Electroplating and controlling the tensile characteristics of steel and copper wire plated with Nickel ensures consistency to meet the specifications of high-end piano, strings, guitar strings, and more. Advantages include high sound output, dynamic sound range, and the musician-preferred feel of a smooth nickel surface.
Musical Industry applications for our plated wire include:
- Guitar and Ukulele strings
- Banjo Strings
- Piano Strings
- Harp Strings