What is Hexavalent Chromium? Often referred to as hex chrome, hexavalent chromium is a form of the metallic element chromium, commonly used in manufacturing. Chromium is especially useful for its corrosion resistance, hardness and durability. Other names for hex chrome include chromium(VI), chrome VI, chromium 6, chromium(6+) and Cr VI. Hexavalent chromium compounds contain the […]
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Alodine Chem Film Tank Line
Application The Best Technology chromate conversion coating system allows for flexible manufacturing of many chem film and Alodine® needs. System can also be designed and built for both MIL-DTL-5541 Type 1 hexavalent chromium and Type 2 hexavalent chrome free processes. System tank configuration is dictated by Type 1 or 2 classification. MIL-DTL-5541 Type 2 hexavalent chrome free equipment […]
What is Alodine / Chem film / Chromate Conversion Coating?
Types and Classes Standards Applications Coating Products Aluminum Chromate Conversion Coatings per MIL-DTL-5541 What is Alodine®? Also known as chem film or chemfilm, Alodine® is a chromate conversion coating that protects aluminum and other metals from corrosion. Related products include Iridite®, TCP-HF, Bonderite®, and Chromicoat®. The process of applying a chromate conversion coating is referred […]