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Chromate Elimination


Q. Many automotive companies keep asking us to find platers who have eliminated chromate in the process. Much like they did with cad. We need follow up information to provide them with a Path Forward.

Michael Bodenbach
- Rochester hills Michigan usa


A. It might not be as easy as you are hoping. Non-chrome processes right now do not have equivalent cost and performance. On top of having no chrome, the big 3 also want cheaper, more corrosion resistance, and black. I've been working on this for a while now...

tim neveau
Tim Neveau
Rochester Hills, Michigan

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