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  • Passivation of Stainless Steel

    Passivation of 400-Series Stainless Steel

    As an approved supplier of stainless steel passivation to many leading aerospace firms including Boeing, Hamilton Sundstrand, Honeywell, Lockheed Martin, Moog, Northrop Grumman, and others, we believe that Anoplate employs best practices when it comes to processing of your orders calling for passivate.…

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  • What is Electroless Nickel?

    Electroless Nickel is a Nickel alloy, typically Ni-P. The electroless nickel process provides a unique combination of high quality, rapid throughput and turn-round with superb performance due to its unique characteristics primarily achieved due to its lack of need for an electric current. General Electroless Nickel properties include: Uniform Thickness Excellent Corrosion Resistance Superior Wear Resistance  Hard Deposits (Can increase hardness via post-plate heat treat) Good Lubricity So…

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  • How does anodizing increase corrosion resistance?

    How does Anodizing Increase Corrosion Resistance?

    Anodizing is an electrochemical conversion process that forms an oxide film, usually on aluminum, in an electrolyte (chemical solution).  The aluminum parts are the anode (thus the term “anodizing”) and current is passed between them and a cathode, usually flat aluminum bars, through the above mentioned electrolyte (sulfuric acid is most commonly used).…

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  • Anoplate team group photo

    Thank you to the hardworking Anoplate team!

    As an essential business, Anoplate remains open amid the pandemic to continue to serve all our clients during this tough time, and we are very grateful to have dedicated team members working efficiently at the plant.…

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  •  zinc-nickel plating

    Zinc-Nickel Plating Highlights 2020 Secretary of Defense Environmental Award

    Anoplate installed zinc-nickel plating along with a more environmentally friendly and safer trivalent chromium supplemental coating in 2014.  It now offers both barrel and rack zinc-nickel plating and has approvals from Bell Helicopter, Boeing, and Safran (as well as Nadcap) for zinc-nickel.…

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