Leading surface pre-treatment

and post-treatment solutions

Our product portfolio

Leadframe and connector

Integrated wet chemical process solutions for connectors, leadframes and IC outer leads

Quick facts

  • Full range of plating chemicals for gold alloy (nickel, iron, cobalt), palladium and palladium alloy, tin, nickel, copper, silver, rhodium, platinum and ruthenium coatings
  • Full process range for superior pretreatments and post-treatments
  • Sustainable solutions


  • Electrical and electronic applications including IC outer leads, leadframes, connectors, and interconnect devices
  • LED applications
  • Micro waveguides
  • Metal wires

Product portfolio

IC / leadframes

Plating chemicals leadframes
  • Innovative solutions for leadframe roughening, tin plating, ultrathin Ni/Pd/Au and high-speed silver plating
  • Highest MSL level performance
  • Whisker prevention
  • Low-to-zero free cyanide high-speed alternative for plating matt silver over leadframe surfaces


Plating chemicals pretreatment electric industry
  • Innovative solutions for gold/gold alloy plating, palladium/palladium alloy plating, silver plating, nickel plating, tin plating and nickel gold plating
  • Pure tin layers with low internal stress, excellent solderability and minimal propensity to whisker
  • Robust systems allowing for wide variation within most significant plating parameters


Plating chemicals for connectors
  • Innvoative solutions for cleaning, anti-immersion and deflashing
  • Processes for perfectly cleaned and activated metal surfaces


Plating chemicals posttreatment electronics
  • Innovative solutions for anti-discoloration and anti-tarnishing, anti-corrosion, bleed-out prevention, stripper and belt stripper
  • Processes to inhibit discoloration of tin plated layers
  • Excellent wettability and solderability of tin plated surfaces after steam aging and pressure cooking

“Meeting your technological needs while taking solutions to the next level – that’s our mission. As a valued lead frame and connector manufacturers partner, we leverage our deep understanding of processes and material properties to master even the toughest technological challenges.”

Thomas Beck
Global Product Director for Lead Frame and Connector at Atotech Germany

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