With all threads and rails masked, this Albemet substrate was plated with .0005” Electroless Nickel containing 10% phosphorous, followed by Gold per Mil-G-45204, .0001” thick. The masked areas were chromated.
Albemet is a proprietary alloy consisting of aluminum and beryllium produced exclusively by Materion Corp. Successfully plating of this unique alloy is a specialty of Epner Technology.
Epner Techology’s exclusive processes can provide a hard gold plated coating on aluminum and Albemet substrates.