To learn more about our defense services contact sales at (602) 288-6190

Single-Source Metal Finishing Service Provider in Arizona

ChemResearch Corporation (CRC) provides a wide range of metal finishing and chemical processing services that support the defense industry. Our services include but are not limited to metal plating, surface grinding, and non-destructive testing for regional and national OEMs in the defense industry such as BAE Systems, Hamilton Sundstrand, Northrop Grumman, and more. 

Certified Operations

In order to produce safe, high-quality defense weaponry and equipment components capable of going overseas, CRC is an AS9100, NADCAP-Certified and ITAR-registered metal finishing company. Our in-house Level 3 Certified NDT personnel ensure safe and reliable non-destructive testing methods. 

Almost all of our services are performed in-house at our 65,000 square foot multi-shift facility. As one of the largest special processing facilities in the state of Arizona, we’re equipped to handle complex, multi-process projects with short turnaround times.

Metal Finishing Solutions

At CRC, we provide over 33 different plating and chemical processing solutions that meet all of the strict requirements of the defense industry. For instance, we offer both hard and thin dense chrome plating processes that reduce friction, improve durability and resist oxidation to prevent part wear. And, we have the largest capacity of chrome in the southwest, allowing us to meet all of your defense surface treatment needs. 

Some of the defense weaponry and equipment component surface treatments from CRC include: 

  • Grind 
    • I.D.
    • O.D.
    • Centerless
  • Anodize (5 different colored dyes)
    • Type I – Chromic
    • Type II – Sulfuric
    • Type III – Sulfuric
  • Cadmium
    • Type I
    • Type II
    • Type III 
  • Chem-Film
  • Chrome
    • Thin Dense
    • Heavy Build
  • Copper
  • Dow 7
  • Electroless Nickel
  • Sulfamate Nickel
  • Passivate
  • Zinc & Manganese Phosphate
  • Silver
  • And more!

Extensive Capabilities

As a one-source solution, CRC offers much more than just metal finishing and non-destructive testing services. We help complete your project by offering lab services, part identification, light assembly, pick-up and delivery. 

Contact Us

At CRC in Phoenix, Arizona we always deliver quick turnaround times and premium metal finishing solutions. To learn more about our plating and chemical processing services for the defense industry, contact us at 602-253-3423.