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Chrome plating conductivity




We have a chrome finish on a stainless steel part for wear resistance.
What should the surface conductivity be? We are getting poor results.

Herman Lawetz
aircraft maintenance - Mirabel, QC, Canada
2006


A respected author reports resistivities varying from 14 microhm-cm to a max. of 67 microhm-cm depending on oxygen content and density of the chrome layer (number and type of microcracks).

Guillermo Marrufo
Monterrey, NL, Mexico
2006



2006

Thanks for your input.
And the respected author is ?
HL

Herman Lawetz
- Mirabel Airport, QC, Canada



William H. Safranek in his book Properties of Electrodeposited Metals and Alloys [affil link to Amazon or on AbeBooks] available thru this site. GM

Guillermo Marrufo
Monterrey, NL, Mexico
2006




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