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Prairiepiss wrote:Use the Google search tool. You will find there was a thread about this. About a year ago. I think.
Here first hit with a Google search.
Dnderhead wrote:copper plating is not solid..dont know how to explain but its sort of particles stuck together.
Prairiepiss wrote:Now the aluminum thing. Copper and aluminum doesn't mix. Galvanic corrosion would be a problem. I don't think you would ne able to get a thick enough coat on the pot. That if scratched it wouldn't expose the aluminium. And as soon as its exposed the galvanic corrosion would set in.
Just don't send like a good idea to me. At all. Buy a stainless pot and be done with it.
maheel wrote:you can coat SS with copper using stuff you will have around the house.
pretty much all you need is salt, vinegar a bit of copper and a 3V power supply and you can try plating SS
done right the copper will stick to the SS very well and by sticking i mean like "solder to copper" (done well).
the process takes time for a DIY system and some stronger acids can help get it working better (hydrochloric / mutric acid)
i don't no about ally / copper plating but don't know why you would want to bother with it. it would be a waste of time i reckon.