What does Epns mean on silverware?
Electroplated nickel silver EPNS: Electroplated nickel silver, commonly known as EPNS, is an alloy of nickel, copper, and zinc thats covered with a layer of pure silver in an electrochemical process. Nickels resemblance to silver helps disguise any worn spots that develop over time.
What is housekeeping Epns?
EPNS, electro plated nickel silver, is a process that lays a thin layer of silver alloy over a base of nickel, zinc and copper to give the piece the look of shining silver.
What is Epns science?
The Full Form of EPNS is Electro Plate Nickle Silver.
How do you clean electroplated?
Commercial cleaners are also available to clean EPNS.Plug the sink and fill it with warm water.Add mild dish soap and wash the EPNS cutlery or utensils thoroughly.Run the EPNS through warm water to wash off the soap residue.Take the utensils or cutlery and dry them with paper towels or soft cloth kitchen towels.More items
What does Epns A1 mean on a spoon?
EPNS represents ElectroPlated Nickel Silver meaning silver plated over a base metal alloy made mostly of nickel. The term A1 is mostly a marketing ploy meant to indicate that a piece was of superior plating.