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Seeking gold zinc dichromate spray source

 

Looking for a source to purchase gold zinc dichromate from (quarts-gallons or spray aerosol)

Thanks,

Todd Weeden
- Ravenna, Ohio


April 14, 2010

Todd,
Any luck outside of this blog? I'm in need of the same.

Bill Wood
- Hamburg, Michigan


April , 2010

Hi, Bill. There may be some semantic issues with Todd's request. Are you looking for paint -- a zinc dichromate spray paint? I believe this may be unavailable anymore due to the fact that dichromate (hexavalent chromium) is toxic and carcinogenic. If the components are aluminum, they can be pretreated in a Mil-DTL-5541 [link is to free spec at Defense Logistics Agency, dla.mil] trivalent conversion coating and then painted with epoxy or some other paint for equivalent performance. Good luck.

Regards,

Ted Mooney, finishing.com
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Ted Mooney, P.E. RET
finishing.com
Pine Beach, New Jersey
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