Plated Aluminum Machined Housing

A typical hog-out machined housing. 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 … Continue reading Plated Aluminum Machined Housing