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Blog / 20.05.2022

Although it is not always considered a precious metal, silver is still a very valuable material. It has many unique properties that make it especially relevant for industrial applications. Because of its conductivity and solderability, ChemResearch Corporation uses silver plating for non-decorative functions in aviation...

Blog / 03.05.2022

Non-destructive testing (NDT) is an expansive selection of tests that manufacturers use to evaluate the properties of materials, components, or systems for scientific and industrial processes. Because NDTs do not cause any damage to the parts being tested, they allow manufacturers to use high-quality, pre-tested...

Blog / 29.04.2022

When working with steel parts that require additional treatment, phosphate coatings are a metal finishing standard. They can provide corrosion resistance, lubrication, or a base color to steel components. Multiple types of phosphate coatings are available for different manufacturing purposes, and CRC can provide any...

Blog / 05.04.2022

Copper electroplating is a common and cost-effective process in the metal finishing industry. Because of its unique characteristics and comparatively low costs, copper is regularly used to plate various substrates on its own or used as a base layer for other plated metals. As a...

Blog / 31.03.2022

Even at low thicknesses, cadmium plating provides its excellent corrosion resistance to the underlying substrate. Typically, cad plating is divided into three types based on post-plating treatment. CRC proudly offers all three types of cadmium plating to our partners in the aerospace and defense industries. What...

Blog / 04.03.2022

Mil-spec CARC is a paint coating commonly used to provide protection from chemical, biological, and radioactive threats. Since the 1980s, most military vehicles and equipment have used CARC coatings to protect the people that use them. Because CARC paint can withstand the harshest conditions imaginable,...

Blog / 01.03.2022

Different forms of nickel plating serve different manufacturing needs. Traditional electroless nickel plating and common nickel plating produce separate results that are not necessarily obvious to those unfamiliar with the plating process. Each technique offers specific benefits based on chemical composition and production method. Here at...

Blog / 16.02.2022

Chrome plating remains one of the top choices in industrial metal finishing, and that’s not only due to its pleasing aesthetics. Its widespread applications in the medical, aerospace, and defense industries make chrome plating incredibly useful. Industrial manufacturers understand that both hard chrome plating and...

Blog / 11.02.2022

The unique elements of composites and their bonded metal materials play a significant role in aerospace plating production. Aluminum anodizing provides a reliable adhesive bridge between composite and metal parts. Accordingly, this protective, resilient plating is the perfect pre-prep bonding solution for aluminum components. At ChemResearch...

Blog / 05.01.2022

Multi-Process Metal Finishing Supplier in Phoenix, AZ Do you need a reliable, trustworthy metal finishing supplier? With disruptions in the supply chain becoming common, industrial leaders need to ensure that their partners can fulfill their obligations. At CRC Surface Technologies, we have structured our business operations...