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NanoGalv® | Modumetal

May 07, 2020· NanoGalv ®. A coating system designed for corrosive and high-strength applications. NanoGalv ® can be used as a drop‐in replacement for cadmium, conventional galvanize, epoxy, and PTFE coatings.. NanoGalv ® has undergone extensive testing and field trials for fasteners and connectors and is currently in commercial use in offshore platforms and other coastal facilities.

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Cadmium Plating - New Method Plating Company, Inc

This type of cadmium plating has a phosphate supplementary colorization and is usually employed as a paint base. Cadmium plating classifications are divided into 1, 2, and 3, based on the thickness of the coating. For example, class 1 is a coating of 0.0005 in., class 2 is 0.0003 in., and class 3 is rated at 0.0002 in. Cadmium Plating Expertise

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Aerospace Coatings - Hardide Coatings

Hardide-W is a potential replacement for Cadmium coating providing a corrosion barrier rather than a sacial mode and matching the typical thickness of Cadmium. Hardide-W is also truly conformal with a smooth 'as coated' finish and provides enhanced protection against galling, corrosion and fretting.

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Tin-Zinc and Zinc-Nickel Plating as Cadmium Replacement

Tin-Zinc and Zinc-Nickel Plating as Cadmium Replacement 1998. ... IonEdge Corporation has developed the Zero-Waste Dry Plating technology for plating zinc and cadmium. In this vacuum coating/deposition technique, the metal vapors are generated by conventional thermal methods. However,the vapor -source is shaped in such a way as to surround the ...

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Replacement for Cadmium Plating for Aircraft Landing Gear ...

Replacement of cadmium plating in aircraft landing gear manufacturing and maintenance is a high priority for the Department of Defense (DoD). Military aircraft maintenance depots use cadmium plating extensively to apply corrosion resistant coatings to various high-strength steel aircraft components during manufacture, repair, and overhaul.

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Update on alternatives for cadmium coatings on military ...

Mar 01, 2010· S. Gaydos, "Cadmium Plating Alternatives for High Strength Steel Aircraft Parts," Proceedings ofthe Surface Engineering for Aerospace and Defense Conference, Orlando, FL,January 2008. 6. M. Klingenberg, "Evaluation of Magnetron Sputtered Aluminum Coatings as a Replacement for Cadmium Coatings," presentaion at SUR/FIN '07, Cleveland, OH, August ...

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Disconnecting Cadmium | Products Finishing

Mar 01, 2013· Situated in what could arguably be one of the most picturesque settings for a high-tech plating shop, Sheffield Platers is in pursuit of what some may call the Holy Grail of connector plating: coming up with a suitable replacement for cadmium coatings on electrical connectors used by many U.S. military organizations.

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Coating Replacement Solutions | Praxair Surface Technologies

As a proven cadmium plating replacement, zinc-nickel plating (ZnNi) offers excellent sacial corrosion protection for steel and very good protection against white rust formation. The coating's high hardness combined with low hydrogen embrittlement makes it a viable replacement solution.

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Cadmium Plating Alternatives - Solutions for coatings ...

Jul 01, 2008· Two alternative cadmium plating baths - one based on sulfuric acid and the other a neutral-pH formulation - offer a less toxic alternative to traditional cyanide baths. Acid cadmium plating baths are currently in large-scale industrial use. The electrolyte is composed of 3 to 5% sulfuric acid and 3 to 6 oz/gal of cadmium.

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Advances in Replacements for Cadmium Plating in Aerospace ...

Jul 21, 2017· It reviews the range of coatings which are available commercially and are currently being considered as alternatives to cadmium plating. Results of research being undertaken into the corrosion behaviour and galvanic compatibility of electrodeposited zinc alloy coatings and aluminium-magnesium alloy coatings are presented.

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Non-Toxic Coating to Replace the Cadmium Coating Used on ...

However, opportunities exist for building on this work and providing even better coatings for cadmium replacement with longer life and improved mechanical properties. Corrosion resistance and mechanical properties of modified alloys will be examined and compared for a dtermination of the best coating.

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Cadmium Substitutes | Products Finishing

Oct 25, 2011· A Conversation With Jase Kaser of Kaser Blasting & Coatings; Q. Is zinc/iron alloy plating a good replacement for cadmium? Tests indicate that it performs well in salt spray tests. The lubricity of this deposit differs from that of cadmium, but could that …

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Cadmium Plating Alternative | Cadmium Replacement | AlumiPlate

Safer Alternative to Cadmium Plating. Extensive testing since 1995 by USAF, NAVAIR, ARL and others has clearly shown that the best replacement for cadmium plating is electrodeposited Al plating using the commercially available AlumiPlate® process. Electrodeposited Al greatly exceeds the performance of …

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Advances in Replacements for Cadmium Plating in Aerospace ...

May 08, 2017· This paper examines some of the problems associated with the replacement of cadmium plating for the protection of aircraft components and fasteners manufactured from steel. It reviews the range of coatings which are available commercially and are currently being considered as alternatives to cadmium plating.

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Alternatives to Cadmium in Aerospace | 2017-11-09 | PCI ...

Nov 09, 2017· KEYWORDS Aerospace Coatings / cadmium replacement. Order Reprints No Comments It is both an exciting and a difficult time for the aerospace industry. While the sector is at its most buoyant, with demand soaring in the commercial market, this is placing a strain on the manufacturing supply chain and putting the maintenance, repair and overhaul ...

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COATINGS FOR CHROME & CADMIUM REPLACEMENT

COATINGS FOR CHROME & CADMIUM REPLACEMENT. 09.2015 ... have been proven to be very effective as replacement for hard chromium plating in applications where increased wear protection is required.The coatings provide outstanding protection against fretting, galling, and abra -

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Cadmium Plating Replacement - Finishing

2000. Replacement of cadmium depends very much on the application. The military, primarily the Air Force, has been using ion vapor deposited (IVD) aluminum. It is not suitable for coating inner surfaces, and is not too good for fasteners -- not lubricious enough. It also requires some of the same post-deposition treatment as cadmium, namely a ...

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Investigation of Nickel-Cadmium-Diffused and Cadmium ...

Apr 01, 1992· Environmental and health concerns have created the need for a replacement coating for cadmium and nickel-cadmium-diffused plating. Ion vapor deposition and other alternatives have been proposed, but do not provide all of the coating characteristics and properties obtained from nickel and nickel-cadmium-diffused coatings.

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Cadmium Plating Alternatives and Coating Process ...

Before the 1960s, cadmium, also referred to by its elemental abbreviation "Cd," was the go-to material for numerous industries. The blossoming aerospace industry and rapidly expanding military industry both sought cadmium for use in several key mechanical applications, but things changed when expanding research discovered several drawbacks of the material, both to public health and to the ...

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Cadmium Plating Alternatives - SERDP-ESTCP

Cadmium plating is used for two primary purposes: 1. To provide sacial corrosion protection to steel components. 2. To provide galvanic compatibility between electronegative materials such as Al and Mg, and more noble materials such as stainless steels. Cd plate is normally chromated with a typical hexavalent chromium conversion coating.

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PLATING SPECIFICATIONS - GENERAL INFORMATION

aluminum, and the applied coating thickness. The process increases the RMS surface roughness of the bare part. As expected with an anodize process, the coating penetrates the surface by .001" and builds up on the surface by and equal amount (.001"). The coating thickness can be controlled within .0005".

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Why Zinc Nickel Alloy Plating Is Replacing Cadmium | Zinc ...

In 1956, over 60 percent of all cadmium was used for coating iron or steel. However, over the years, this has decreased to as little as 7 percent in 2006, and materials like zinc nickel plating are seeing more and more use. In Search of Alternatives When the industry was looking for a viable replacement to cadmium, they tried zinc electroplate.

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Replacement for Cadmium Plating and Hexavalent …

Replacement for Cadmium Plating and Hexavalent Chromium on Fasteners and Electrical Connectors. 5a. CONTRACT NUMBER 5b. GRANT NUMBER 5c. PROGRAM ELEMENT NUMBER 6. AUTHOR(S) 5d. PROJECT NUMBER 5e. TASK NUMBER 5f. WORK UNIT NUMBER 7. PERFORMING ORGANIZATION NAME(S) AND ADDRESS(ES) U.S. Army Tank-Automotive Comd-TARDEC …

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All the information on Cadmium - Coatings

The coating is normally specified in thickness' between 5 and 25 µm depending on the severity of the atmosphere. Chromate post-treatment of the coating can increase coating life. (a) Electroplating. Cadmium is electrodeposited on the metal article from an electrolyte solution of cadmium …

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RoHS Compliant Plating | AlumiPlate

RoHS & REACH Compliant Plating. AlumiPlate's high purity electrodeposited aluminum coating has no identified ESOH issues relative to RoHS and REACH compliance.. While other materials that have been considered in replacement of Cadmium (Cd) such as zinc/nickel (ZnNi) are now coming under regulatory pressure in Europe and the US, our environmentally friendly processes continue to be a …

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The Replacement of Cadmium for the Coating of Fasteners in ...

(1979). The Replacement of Cadmium for the Coating of Fasteners in Aerospace Applications. Transactions of the IMF: Vol. 57, No. 1, pp. 102-104.

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REPLACEMENT OF CADMIUM COATINGS FOR AIRCRAFT INDUSTRY …

REPLACEMENT OF CADMIUM COATINGS FOR AIRCRAFT INDUSTRY S. Tamir(1), M. Rotel(1), A. Pismenny (1), M. Kedem (2) (1) Israel Institute of Metal, Technion R&D Foundation Ltd., Israel, (2) IAI -Israel Aerospace Industries, Ltd. ABSRACT: Cadmium coating is used in the aircraft industry for the corrosion protection of medium and

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Advances in Replacements for Cadmium Plating in Aerospace ...

DOI: 10.1080/00202967.1996.11871127 Corpus ID: 138138488. Advances in Replacements for Cadmium Plating in Aerospace Applications @article{Baldwin1996AdvancesIR, title={Advances in Replacements for Cadmium Plating in Aerospace Applications}, author={K. R. Baldwin and C. Smith}, journal={Transactions of The Institute of Metal Finishing}, year={1996}, volume={74}, pages={202-209} }

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Society of Vacuum Coaters - Applications of Vacuum Coating

Cadmium, aluminum, and Al:Zn alloys are used as galvanic sacial coatings on steel. Vacuum cadmium ("vac cad") plating has the advantage over electroplated cadmium in that there is no possibility of hydrogen embrittlement of high-strength steel when vacuum deposition processing is used. Solid Film Lubricants/Low Friction Coatings

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Alternatives to cadmium in aerospace | Engineer Live

Jun 28, 2018· The results have found that zinc-nickel could become a reliable and compliant alternative to cadmium in the aerospace sector. Benefits of zinc-nickel. The application of zinc-nickel follows the principal of electroplated zinc, which is nothing new to the industry. Indeed, it has been used with a post-treatment chromate conversion coating for ...

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Standard Specification for Electrodeposited Coatings of ...

1.1 This specification covers the requirements for electrodeposited cadmium coatings on products of iron, steel, and other metals. Note 1: Cadmium is deposited as a coating principally on iron and steel products. It can also be electrodeposited on aluminum, brass, beryllium copper, copper, nickel, and powder metallurgy parts.

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Corrosion Resistant Plating & Coating | Anti Corrosion Plating

AlumiPlate's REACH / RoHS compliant thin dense high purity aluminum is the highest performing replacement for cadmium corrosion protection coatings. Only electroplated aluminum can claim superior performance to cadmium in a variety of accelerated corrosion tests: ASTM B117 neutral salt spray — 2000+ hours

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