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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The dissolution and exfoliation of chromium plating specific to Russia was studied.
Both cancers in males were also elevated before a 1983 spill of chromium plating solution.
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.
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.
It also operated a chromium plating line at its Ludlow-based factory.
Professor Kruglikov, from Russia, a very regular speaker, in three talks, discussed regeneration of copper chloride etch liquors, the removal of iron and other metallic impurities from chromium plating solutions and lastly, bright tin plating baths.
The Directive 2006/122/EC on PFOS effectively stops MacDermid being able to supply PFOS containing products to anyone that uses the product in Decorative Bright Chromium Plating.