Your Metal is Showing: Low Temperature Black Chrome Plating

Low temperature black chrome (LTBC) plating is a special coating used for many different products such as shafting, linear guides, and actuators.  This popular coating is beneficial in many ways.  First, let’s review what it is.  Basically, low-temperature black chrome ...

Surface Treatment Processes and Coating Techniques

There are many different methods by which a metallic coating can be applied as a surface treatment to increase the mechanical, electrochemical, and thermal performance of a material.   The technique used largely depends on material application as well as the ...

Advantages of Surface Coatings and Treatments

Nowadays,  parts made from common alloys like steel can be specified with  an impressive number of surface coatings and treatments options.  As material coating deposition technologies have developed and become more economically viable, more types of materials have become suitable ...