chromium plating

chromium plating

[′krō·mē·əm ′plād·iŋ]
(metallurgy)

chromium plating

A plating with chromium used to provide a protective finish which is extremely resistant to corrosion and a surface of extreme hardness; used for decorative purposes because of the smooth surface and ability to take a high polish.
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Tenders are invited for Immersion Type Industrial Water Heater With 65 Mm Bsp Brass Screwed Type Flange With Nut, Of Three Copper Filament Of Length 450 Mm And 5/16 Percent U201d Dia With Chromium Plating And Overall Length Of Heater 550 Mm Attached With 7 Percent U201d Thermostat 8 Kw 3 Phase 440 Volts
Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institutes for Silicate Research ISC in WE-rzburg and for Machine Tools and Forming Technology IWU in Chemnitz, developed an alternative anti-corrosion method based on nanocomposites as against the long-standing chromium plating prohibited since 2007.
With the introduction of a new chromium plating plant in 1964, Silver Cross produced some of the finest and most successful prams and pushchairs.
Winners included Accord Housing Group; steel distributors Atlas Ball & Bearing; Bloxwich Engineering; pressings company Genex UK; Grammer Seating Systems; engineering and hard chromium plating specialists Hardchrome (Dudley Engineering); and ironmonger Kirkpatrick.
Reduced gate wear and improved mold release are some of the benefits of nitrogen ion implantation, which has even greater effect when used in combination with hard chromium plating.
Metallight[TM] gives auto manufacturers and aftermarket suppliers the opportunity to seamlessly incorporate chrome-like finishes into their designs without the environmental and health issues associated with hexavalent chromium plating," said Tom Parkinson, Hopewell Ventures partner.
The spillage came from a chromium plating and fabricating engineers' premises, yards from a row of residential houses.
While there are no known health consequences from using kettles of this type, anyone wishing to restrict their ingestion of nickel should probably look at the many alternatives to the nickel or nickel- chromium plating heating elements of immersion-type kettles.
It also operated a chromium plating line at its Ludlow-based factory.
Tenders are invited for Design,Fabrication,Erection & Installation Of Fumesextraction Plant Over Chromium Plating Tank(2 Nos.
The agreement resolves an EPA administrative complaint filed in September, alleging Yale failed to do an initial performance test and to do surface tension monitoring of its hexavalent chromium plating tank.