Specifications for Cadmium

AMS-2400 & 2401
ASTM-B-766 & A-165

  • Bright silvery white in color, supplementary treatments for Type II can be golden, iridescent, amber, black or olive drab.

  • Corrosion resistance is very good, especially with Type II finish.

  • Type II shall show no surface corrosion products after 96 hours (20%) salt spray exposure.

  • Parts with hardness greater than Rc-40 shall be stress-relieved before cleaning and plating.

  • Parts subject to flexure (springs, etc.) over Rc-40 hardness shall be given a 375º +/- 25º F post bake.