Accession Number:

ADA532612

Title:

Replacement for Cadmium Plating and Hexavalent Chromium on Fasteners and Electrical Connectors

Descriptive Note:

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Corporate Author:

ARMY TANK AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER WARREN MI

Report Date:

2010-02-10

Pagination or Media Count:

22.0

Abstract:

OBJECTIVE Replace cadmium plating and hexavalent chromium post treatment with high purity aluminum and trivalent chromium conversion coating. The intention is to make high purity aluminum the default replacement for fasteners and electrical shell connectors currently plated with cadmium, where technically permissible.

Subject Categories:

  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Coatings, Colorants and Finishes

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE