Finishing Specifications

Finish Definition Specification Description of Finish
Zinc Zinc coatings prevent oxidation of the protected metal by forming a barrier and by acting as a sacrificial anode if this barrier is damaged. QQ-Z-325
ASTM-B-633

Clear or Yellow Appearance on Surface
Excellent Corrosion Resistance
Good Paint Base
AS9100, ISO 9001:2008 & RoHS Compliant

Electroless Nickel Electroless nickel plating is a chemical reduction process which depends upon the catalytic reduction process of nickel ions in an aqueous solution and the subsequent deposition of nickel metal without the use of electrical energy. AMS 2404
AMS 2405
ASTM B656
Mil-C-26074
ASTM B733
Rockwell 580-0766
Rockwell 580-5296

Semi Bright Silver Color of Stainless Steel
Uniform Thickness of Coating
Hard
Excellent Corrosion
Resistance Low Friction
Good Bearing Surfaces AS9100, ISO 9001:2008 

Electropolish The electropolish process is the removal of substrate (base) material in such a fashion as to impart a highly reflective surface, diminishing scratches, burrs and unwanted sharp edges from most metals. SEMI F19
ASME BPE
EP 1019

Bright Mirror Finish

AS9100, ISO 9001:2008 

Bright Nickel
& Nickel Chrome
Bright Nickel & Nickel Chrome has been widely used for a decorative finish in a variety of areas where there is a need for corrosion protection and wear. QQ-W-290 A

Bright Nickel
Mirror Chrome finish

AS9100, ISO 9001:2008 

Anodize / Hard Coat Anodizing

Anodizing is a conversion of the aluminum surface to practically pure aluminum oxide.

MIL-A-8625F
AMS 2471
AMS 2472

MIL-A-8625 TYPE III CLASS 1

AMS 2468 / AMS2469

ASTM B 850 TYPE A

MIL-STD-171 FINISH NO. 7.5.1

MIL-F-14072, E 514

MIL-A-8625 TYPE III CLASS 2 

 MIL-STD-171 FINISH NO. 7.5.2

Increased Resistance to Corrosion and Oxidation
Good Paint Base for Dye

NADCAP 

AS910O

ISO 9001:2008

Passivate Intended to improve the corrosion resistance of parts made from austenitic, ferrite and martensitic corrosion-resistant steels of the 200, 300 and 400 series and precipitation hardened corrosion-resistant steels. QQ-P-35
ASTM B 912-00

Improves Corrosion Resistance
Good Paint Base NADCAP AS9100, ISO 9001:2008 

Chemical Film Chemical Film coatings are gelatinous films which provide some sort of a barrier medium to retard corrosion on aluminum surfaces and enhance adhesion of subsequent coatings such as paints and primers.

ASTM B449
MIL-DTL-5541E

Type I and Type II 

From Clear to Yellowish Brown Increased Corrosion Resistance Good Paint Base NADCAP, AS9100, ISO 9001:2008 & RoHS Compliant
Tin Tin plating intended for engineering purposes is used for corrosion protection, to facilitate soldering, to improve antigalling characteristics, and as a stop-off barrier in the nitriding of high-strength steels. AMS 2408
ASTM B-545
Mil-T-10727 Rockwell
580-0605
Rockwell 580-0225
Rockwell 580-0151
From Dull Grey White to Bright Silver White
Excellent Solderability
Decorative
Good Lubricity
Extended Shelf Life AS9100, ISO 9001:2008
Powder Coating Powder coating provides a durable, corrosion protective hard finish.  

A rainbow of colors to meet every conceivable customer requirement. AS9100, ISO 9001:2008

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