chrome plating

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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.
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But about every 12 months, the hard chrome plating would corrode off and we'd have to re-chrome the screw.
Replacement of hard chrome by thermal spray coating in various aerospace and automotive applications is expected to result in high growth over the forecast period.
Cosmetic anodize, hard chrome, electro-polishing, and other chemical or electrical finishes are well understood at Centex.
It also has an 8-round capacity and comes with an attractive hard chrome finish and hardwood grips.
The three mining supply and services companies--Mine Hoist International, Barrie Hard Chrome Plating and Drill-er's Edge--all had a presence in North Bay.
Yellow Shark is designed for threading low alloy steels, and is available with an electroplated hard chrome finish up to 5 micron thick to prevent edge build-up in materials that are prone to sticking to the cutting edges.
The compact design of the EA 500 series of three units has the rigidity of a cast iron base with hard chrome plated gear unit housing and an anodised aluminium cover to prevent damage from the likes of swarf and coolant in the machining area.
Each roller is precision ground and hard chrome plated.
but one glance will show you why this pistol stands apart--both the frame and slide have a beautiful and durable hard chrome finish.
Other surface treatments include electropolishing, boronizing and hard chrome plating.
They liked the idea of being able to replace hard chrome coatings, which are used in all kinds of applications where you need very good wear resistance.