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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The company overhauls and repairs around 30 landing gears per month, all year-round and around 60% of those will have a component which needs hard chrome plating some of which will be done in this tank, meaning it is in constant use.
Chrome plating adds only about 10% to the cost of a typical screw and it provides so many benefits with almost no performance disadvantages.
In a settlement with the EPA, Hard Chrome Specialists has agreed to properly manage the hazardous waste at its chrome plating facility in York, Pa.
So, the objective became clear: Develop a new, hard material appropriate for both silica and carbon black based mixes that exhibits corrosion resistance, improved abrasive wear resistance, is check- (crack)-free during the welding/machining process (to prevent the base metal from being corroded from corrosive substances penetrating into the base metal through the cracks), shows improved bonding strength with chrome plating (chrome plating is a good counter-measure to abrasive wear, prolonging the life of the parts and giving a surface that fewer compounds adhere to), has appropriate mechanical properties (absorbs shocks that will prevent the propagation of any crack) and provides uniform quality over a wide surface.
What you need is fittings with a high-quality chrome plating.
regulations mean chrome plating is incurring rising costs, extensive regulation and onerous paperwork.
Hard chrome plating stands out from all other finishes in terms of wear resistance and while it does not grant license to neglect basic gun care, it does effectively resist rust, corrosion and other environmental gremlins.
Chrome plating shop for sale, very few competitors in the Southeast.
Johanna Kron said: "These coatings protect most galvanized materials almost as well as commercial yellow chrome plating.
SABIC Innovative Plastics, The Netherlands, has introduced a range of materials that have been specially formulated to allow chrome plating.
a Schaumburg, IL-based supplier of components for factory automation, has rolled out low-temp, black chrome plating on a variety of the company's motion components, including linear shaft, linear bushings, linear guides, ball screws and others.