Skip to Main Content
ASM Handbook

Surface Engineering

Edited by
C.M. Cotell
C.M. Cotell
Search for other works by this author on:
J.A. Sprague
J.A. Sprague
Search for other works by this author on:
F.A. Smidt, Jr.
F.A. Smidt, Jr.
Search for other works by this author on:
ASM International
Volume
5
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-170-2
Publication date:
1994
Book Chapter

Industrial (Hard) Chromium Plating

By
Kenneth R. Newby
Kenneth R. Newby
Revising author
Atotech USA
Search for other works by this author on:
Published:
1994
Page range:
177 - 191

Abstract

Hard chromium plating is produced by electrodeposition from a solution containing chromic acid and a catalytic anion in proper proportion. This article presents the major uses of hard chromium plating, and focuses on the selection factors, plating solutions, solution and process control, equipment, surface preparation, and crack patterns and other characteristics of hard chromium plating. It offers recommendations for the design and use of plating racks, describes the problems encountered in hard chromium plating, and their corrective procedures. The article provides information on the removal of chromium plate from coated metals, recovery and disposal of wastes, and stopoff media for selective plating.

You do not currently have access to this content.
Don't already have an account? Register

Kenneth R. Newby, 1994. "Industrial (Hard) Chromium Plating", Surface Engineering, C.M. Cotell, J.A. Sprague, F.A. Smidt, Jr.

Download citation file:


×
Close Modal
This Feature Is Available To Subscribers Only

Sign In or Create an Account

Close Modal
Close Modal