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Our quality requirements are reviewed at every step

Many of our customers require us to be certified to a specific standard of qualifications. The most commonly required are Nadcap Aerospace Quality System, Nadcap Chemical Processing, and ISO 9001:2015. Not every job requires these standards, but our dedication to providing the highest quality means that every part is treated as such.

Here you will find up-to-date copies of our certifications and a list of our plating specifications and approvals for hard chrome, electroless nickel, and others.

Connecticut Nadcap Certifications

Nadcap Aerospace Quality System (AC7004)

Nadcap Chemical Processing (AC7108)

New York Nadcap Certifications

Nadcap Aerospace Quality System (AC7004)

Nadcap Chemical Processing (AC7108)

Ohio Nadcap Certifications

Nadcap Aerospace Quality System (AC7004)

Nadcap Chemical Processing (AC7108)

Illinois ISO Certification

ISO 9001:2015

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Hard Chrome Specifications & Approvals

• Aerospace Material Specification SAE AMS2406, Plating, Chromium Hard Deposit

• Aerospace Material Specification SAE AMS2460 | AMS-QQ-C-320, Plating, Chromium

• ASTM B650 Standard Specification for Electrodeposited Engineering Chromium Coatings on Ferrous Substrates

• MIL-C-23422 Military Specification, Chromium Plating, Electrodeposited

• MIL-STD-171 Department of Defense Manufacturing Process Standard: Finishing of Metal and Wood Surfaces

• MIL-STD-1501 Department of Defense Standard Practice: Chromium Plating, Low Embrittlement, Electrodeposition

• Aerospace Material Specification SAE AMS2438 Plating, Chromium Thin, Hard, Dense Deposit

• Aerospace Standard SAE AS9102, Aerospace First Article Inspection Requirement

• General Dynamics A10357, Process for Chromium Plating Internal Gun Barrel Surfaces

• BF Goodrich BFGES 6.131, Chrome Plating

• BF Goodrich BFGES 6.194, Chrome Plating on High Strength Steel (220 KSI)

• Honeywell FI 1090, Flash Chrome Plating on Nitrided Surfaces

• Hamilton Sundstrand HS246, Plating, Chromium, Process Specification for

• Hamilton Sundstrand HS332, Precision Chromium Plating

• Hamilton Sundstrand HS5036, Titanium Parts, Process Specification

• Hamilton Sundstrand HS13472, Acceptance of Chromium Plated Parts, Penetrant Inspection

• Parker Aerospace BPS4517, Class 2, Type 2, Chromium Plating, Dense (Electrodeposited)

• Pratt & Whitney SPOP 22, Chroming Plating on Steel

• Sikorsky SS8429, Chrome Plating on Steel

• Sikorsky SS8495, Chrome Plating & Nickel Plating on Aluminum

Electroless Nickel Specifications & Approvals

• Aerospace Material Specification SAE AMS2404, Plating, Electroless Nickel

• Aerospace Material Specification SAE AMS2405, Plating, Electroless Nickel, Low Phosphorous

• MIL-C-26074 Military Specification, Coatings, Electroless Nickel, Requirements

• Aerospace Material Specification SAE AMS-C-26074, Coatings, Electroless Nickel, Requirements

• ASTM B733 Standard Specification for Autocatalytic (Electroless) Nickel-Phosphorus Coatings on Metal

• BF Goodrich BFGES 6.118, Electroless Nickel Plating

• BF Goodrich BFGES 6.193, Electroless Nickel Plating on High Strength Steel (220 KSI)

• Aerospace Material Specification SAE AMS2403, Nickel Plating, General Purpose

• Hamilton Sundstrand HS201, Electroless Nickel Plating

Hydrogen Embrittlement & Testing Specifications

• Aerospace Material Specification SAE AMS2759/9, Hydrogen Embrittlement Relief (Baking) of Steel Parts

• Aerospace Material Specification SAE AMS2759/11, Pre-Plate Stress Relief of Steel Parts

• ASTM B117 Salt Spray (Fog) Testing

• ASTM E1417 Standard Practice for Liquid Penetrant Testing

• ANSI Z540 Measuring & Testing Equipment General Requirements

• ASTM B571 Qualitative Adhesion Testing of Metallic Coatings

• ASTM E384 Microhardness of Materials

• ASTM F519 Mechanical Hydrogen Embrittlement Testing of Plating Processes

• ASTM F519 Hydrogen Embrittlement

• ASTM B578 Standard Test Method for Microhardness of Electroplated Coatings

• International Organization for Standardization ISO 10012, Measurement Management System

• Fed-STD-141, Method 6192 Taber Abrasion Test

• ASTM E376 Measuring of Coating Thickness by magnetic Field or Eddy Current (Electromagnetic) Test Methods

• ASTM B487 Measurement of Metal and Oxide Coating Thicknesses by Microscopical Examination of a Cross Section

• ASTM B499 Measurement of Coating Thickness by the Magnetic Method

• ASTM B504 Measurement of Thickness of Metallic Coatings by the Coulometric Method

• ASTM B568 Measurement of Coating Thickness by X-Ray Spectrometry

General Specifications & Approvals

• Hamilton Sundstrand HS ASQR-01, Supplier Quality System Requirements

• Hamilton Sundstrand HS ASQR-09.1, Flight Safety Parts Program

• Hamilton Sundstrand HSC16199, Management Classification of Critical to Quality Characteristics

• Parker Hannifin MA7510616, Hydrofluoric Acid Cleaning of Bellows or Similar Parts

• Parker Hannifin MA7510619, Procedure for Hydrofluoric Acid Etch

• Parker Hannifin MA7514001, Procedure for Hydrofluoric Acid Etch

• Parker Hannifin MA7514002, Procedure for Hydrofluoric Acid Etch

• USAF MIL-STD-871, Electro & Chemical Stripping of Inorganic Finishes

• Rolls Royce RRES9000, Engineering Control of Manufacturing

• Rolls Royce RRP51005, Removal of Thermal Spray Coatings

• Sikorsky SS8407, Stress & Embrittlement Relief of Steel Parts

• Sikorsky SS8520, Coatings and Finishes, Organic and Inorganic, Stripping of

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