Decorative chrome plating

Plating of metal objects with chromium. Chrome plating is usually performed using electrolysis-based methods. Chromium is a silvery metal with a bluish tint. The chromium decorative coating is applied onto a nickel sub-layer.

METALS COATED
Steel
METHOD(S) USED
Rack plating
LAYER THICKNESS
chromium: 0,3-1,0µm; nickel: 10-30µm
APPLICATION
Decorative chrome plating is used for coating: equipment and apparatus; jewellery; household articles; components used in the automotive industry.
ADVANTAGES

The chromium coating is characterised by:

  • good adherence,
  • smooth polish,
  • good lustre,
  • wear and corrosion resistance.