Definitions for "Plating"
The art or process of covering anything with a plate or plates, or with metal, particularly of overlaying a base or dull metal with a thin plate of precious or bright metal, as by mechanical means or by electro-magnetic deposition.
A thin coating of metal laid upon another metal.
A coating or defensive armor of metal (usually steel) plates.
1.) the art of reconstructing a pane by determining the position of any given stamp on a pane. Each position is assigned a consecutive number, beginning with the upper left corner and concluding with the lower right. Plating is only done on early stamps where each stamp on a pane is unique due to minor variation. 2.) the art of reconstructing a production-size sheet of certain booklet panes.
The reconstruction of a stamp pane by collecting blocks and individual stamps representing various positions. This is possible for many older issues, but most modern issues are too uniform to make the identification of individual positions possible.
The layering of one or more pieces of glass in a single panel of stained glass. Used to achieve various effects in the design. Often used by Tiffany and La Farge.
The sandwiching of two individual pieces of glass within one lead came.  Occasionally, a separate piece of glass is soldered onto the back with it's own lead border - usually as an onsite repair.
The process of pressing leather under a heated plate. Often used in upholstery leather to mask imperfections.
A smooth, glossy finish created by pressing stainless steel plates into the hide with varying degrees of heat and pressure.
The process which smoothes the finished surface of the leather or produces embossed surface effects.