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Blog, Metal Finishing / 30.08.2022

At ChemResearch Corporation, hard chrome plating is just one of the many metal plating solutions we provide. Hard chrome plating is widely used for improving the durability of metal parts, but it has a variety of other applications as well. The benefits of hard chrome...

Blog, Metal Finishing / 23.08.2022

Passivation removes contaminants from metal surfaces and improves corrosion resistance. Passivation is an important step after the manufacturing of stainless steel and other metal parts that ensures sufficient rust resistance. At ChemResearch Corporation, passivation is one of the many surface treatments we provide to manufacturers...

Blog, Metal Finishing / 16.08.2022

Alodine, iridite, and chem-film are all names that refer to a chemical conversion coating used to make aluminum surfaces non-reactive. Chem-film protects aluminum parts from corrosion and can serve as a base for paint coatings without changing the dimensions or measurements of the finished parts. Alodine...

Blog / 03.08.2022

ITAR stands for International Traffic in Arms Regulations. An ITAR compliant company safely handles the manufacturing, sales, or transportation of certain defense-related technologies in accordance with government regulations. These complex regulations are necessary for ensuring national security.  As an ITAR registered company, ChemResearch Corporation (CRC), thoroughly...

Blog / 29.06.2022

National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program (NADCAP) standards are industry-recognized best practices and quality requirements. They ensure that the products and services of a company meet the necessary caliber mandated by the aerospace industry. The purpose of the NADCAP program is to homogenize the industry...

Blog / 04.06.2022

Recently, the California Air Resources Board proposed new regulations regarding the use of chromium plating in the metal finishing industry. In addition to their already strict environmental ordinances, these new guidelines will phase out hard chrome and chromic acid anodizing in the state of California. According...

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...