chrome plating

(redirected from Chrome-plated)
Also found in: Wikipedia.

chrome plating

[¦krōm ¦plād·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
A thin plate of chromium deposited by electrolysis on a corrodible metal, giving a bright, metallic surface which is highly resistant to tarnish; used to coat automobile trimming, bathroom fixtures, and many household and other articles. Also known as chromium coating; chromium plating.
References in periodicals archive ?
The contract follows a recent multimillion-dollar contract from Ford to supply three aluminum road wheel styles for its 1998 Lincoln Navigator Sport Utility vehicle, including a chrome-plated version.
has been awarded a multimillion-dollar, multiyear contract for three aluminum road wheel styles for the 1998 Lincoln Navigator Sport Utility vehicle, including a chrome-plated version.
One night in a dream, Fisher envisioned the company's first product - the chrome-plated bullet pen.
Bathing by candlelight: Most of us use a little candle on the bathroom counter for romantic soaks, but that bathtub ritual seems soooo uncivilized after taking a gander at the classy chrome-plated tub valet with a built-in candelabrum in the latest Chambers home decorating catalog.
In addition, 30 chrome-plated pickup trucks will be used to transport light fixtures through the stadium.
Superior makes more than 125 different wheels, mainly designed directly into new cars, at prices from $20 for a ``plain vanilla'' steel wheel to $130 for a chrome-plated aluminum wheel.
Chrome-plated cooling and heating rolls have 200-in.
The 16-year-old boy accused of shooting a California Highway Patrol Officer outside the Pomona courthouse last month confessed that he stole a chrome-plated revolver from his grandfather and a car from his dad and drove to the Pomona police station to hunt a cop, according to court records.
and its subsidiaries: Alliance Midwest Tubular Products (AMTP), a leading producer of precision mechanical steel tubing; and Enduro Industries and Enduro- Niagara, chrome-plated bar producers.
Chrome-plated Platon reportedly exhibits a surface finish with a DOI equivalent to plated ABS and PC/ABS.
Unlike their counterparts in movies and comics, they don't have access to hyper-cool, chrome-plated bionic hands they can just slap on to replace a real limb.
The 2003 Park Avenue Ultra has better handling and a sportier ride thanks to new 17-inch chrome-plated aluminum wheels, P235/55R17 Goodyear Eagle LS blackwall touring tires and a standard Gran Touring package that features a specially tuned suspension and rear stabilizer bar.