Plastic parts with a high polish chrome finish can be created in several different ways: electroplating, which is difficult (and expensive), silver nitrate paint  'vac-metalizing,' or 'low pressure deposition' of aluminum vapor. In this example, our client needed an invisible man with chrome lungs and kidneys (3 feet tall) We vacuum formed the invisible man in clear PETG, on a foam tool that we hand carved. We vacuum formed the lungs and kidneys in halves that solvent welded together. The 'organs' were vac-metalized and suspended inside. The kidneys were later removed, poor guy...

 

 

Invisible Man - Vac-Metalizing