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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Standard features in the high-end POWER equipment line include a simulated, chrome-plated underride guard in the front bumper, a chrome-plated rear bumper, 18-inch 6-spoke light-alloy wheels, LED High Performance headlamps, electrically adjustable seats, and the Audio 20 infotainment system with a multifunctional touchpad.
Warm your towels - and the room - with the smart Flomasta Flat Chrome-Plated 1200 x 600mm 1307btu Towel Rail (PS89.99, Screwfix).
Over the years, and to improve the quality of the finished chrome-plated components, Borough helped develop new design techniques for the ABS mouldings to be plated.
The NM-38 has a chrome-plated drilled body with a hinged discharge side, chrome-plated Viscoseals (dust stops), stainless steel hopper, a lubrication system with pressurized oil, temperature control, 25 micron filtration to the anti-friction spherical roller bearings and connecting gears.
The takedown mechanism uses a chrome-plated, two-stage piston driven operating system.
New generation SKF Speedi-Sleeves used with radial shaft seals in rotating machinery resolve the micro-cracking issues typically associated with conventional chrome-plated sleeves.
Q As my bathroom gets a lot of condensation, chrome-plated fittings tend to rust very easily.
The front end has been upgraded, with a redesigned grille, adorned by two chrome-plated strips and housing a new air intake and new double-optic headlights with daytime running lights.
The LHS and SHS models have a chrome-plated steel hook, safety catch and oversized swivel shackle and bolt.
The chrome-plated cup grill and high-gloss, chrome-plated spouts are complemented with the Piano Black sides and back.